Topic: Visual art

‘Stranger Than Paradise’ explores art through history

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‘Stranger Than Paradise’ explores art through history

September 11, 2017 0 comments

Upon initial regard, the contemporary art exhibition, “Stranger than Paradise,” appears as a baffling mixture of contemporary and ancient art.

“She” addresses methods of representing women’s bodies and explores women’s status as artists in the 21st century, while also raising questions about collectors’ motives.

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Difficult women collide with serious money in ‘She’

October 28, 2014 0 comments

The first satisfying feature of “She” — the exhibit with the subtitle “picturing women at the turn of the 21st century” ­— is its not having the name “Her.”

Kidd moved in 1986 to New York, where he would catch his big break designing the book cover of Chrichton’s 1990 “Jurassic Park.”

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Graphic designer recounts artistic roots in lecture series closing

November 15, 2013 0 comments

Chip Kidd created iconic covers for books like Murakami’s ‘1Q84’ and Sedaris’ ‘Naked’.

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Exhibit provides glimpse into artmaking process

November 1, 2013 0 comments

The collaboration aims to bridge the divide between galleries on Providence’s East and West Sides.

The exhibit, titled, “Making It in America,” includes paintings, furniture and metalwork culled from RISD’s Pendleton House.

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RISD exhibit showcases American history through art

October 25, 2013 0 comments

‘Making It In America’ features 18th- and 19th-century pieces in a contemporary setting.

The exhibit is a “hybrid art project,” mixing various media — including writing, photography and painting — to highlight different interpretations.

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Creative Arts Council displays collaborative exhibit

October 11, 2013 0 comments

‘Toluca Editions: 6 Projects’ shows works by writers, artists and industrial designers.

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Lecture, workshop explore calligraphy

April 5, 2013 0 comments

Kazuaki Tanahashi examined the necessary characteristics to make a calligrapher great.

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Concert showcases electronic forms of musical expression

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Akiko Hatakeyama’s compositions convey past reflections and momentary inspirations of thought.