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Difficult women collide with serious money in ‘She’

The first satisfying feature of “She” — the group exhibition with the ambitious subtitle of “picturing women at the turn of the 21st century” ­— is its not having been called “Her.” The nominative pronoun seems to promise a feminist inflection, a show that will deliver to us women as ...

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Famed photographer gives snapshot of career

Gregory Crewdson, a photographer whose work has been widely exhibited in top art museums, presented some of his artistic creations in a talk Wednesday. Crewdson spoke to a sold-out Martinos Auditorium in the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts as part of an ongoing lecture series by ...


New classes integrate science and art

Though art and science often appear contradictory, students in two new classes this semester will have the chance to explore both forms, with some using animation to explain basic science concepts and others exploring the physiological benefits of dance. In VISA 1800: “Communicating Science” and ...

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Lecturer explores cross-cultural film and visual art

Considering subjects as diverse as Turkish space exploration and women who wear wigs, cinema and visual art provided a vehicle for cross-cultural dialogue at the hand of artist and filmmaker Kutlug Ataman in his lecture Tuesday night at the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

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Senior textures paintings with hair

This semester, people began giving hair to Cecilia Salama '12. The visual arts concentrator - who previously went to barbershops to collect hair - has made good use of the donations in her current exhibition, "In My Absence: A Senior Visual Arts Thesis Exhibition," that features work created this semester. ...

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Recapturing Monet, with a modern twist

"I want to paint the air," said Impressionist painter Claude Monet in 1895. "And that is nothing short of impossible." He was drawing a contrast between the artists of his day who only wanted to replicate objects they saw and those — like himself — who wanted to capture less tangible aspects ...

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Spring awakens artistic talents

Silk scarves, glass bead jewelry, furniture, paintings and hairy "Nightmare Snatcher" journals are just a few of the many items to be featured and sold in the Rhode Island School of Design's annual Alumni Spring Art Sale on Saturday.The spring sale is one of three main sales featuring alums' work that ...

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