Topic: painting

Project studies Pollock through fluid mechanics

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Project studies Pollock through fluid mechanics

November 17, 2019 0 comments

While Jackson Pollock is most known for his unique painting style, some people admire his work for a vastly different reason.

Jane Dickson’s paintings primarily focus on New York City’s underbelly. Many of her subjects revolve around nightlife and neon colors.

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Jane Dickson discusses artistic career in 1980s New York City

February 28, 2019 Comments are Disabled

University community members gathered at the List Art Center Wednesday for a talk with Jane Dickson, an active artist in New York City in the 1980s. The talk was sponsored by the Visual Art Department and centered around Dickson’s work in the street, installation and digital art scene.

“Upon looking more deeply, one sees anguish and frustration” in Díaz’s work, said Steven Bloomfield, associate director of the Watson Institute.

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Exhibit explores migration, displacement

April 8, 2018 Comments are Disabled

A distinctive combination of visual metaphors, color and depth underlies the “Silenced Voices” exhibition, which is currently on display at The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

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José Sejo’s ‘Mutant Tropic’ splashes Watson with color

March 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“Mutant Tropic,” an exhibit by painter Luis José Aguasvivas Núñez (José Sejo) offers viewers a look into the beautiful yet complicated reality of the artist’s experience and relationship with his home country of the Dominican Republic.

Art exhibit explores stories along U.S.-Mexico border

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Art exhibit explores stories along U.S.-Mexico border

March 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“The Wall,” an exhibit by Gregory Thielker that examines the partitions along the U.S.-Mexico border, opened Thursday in the Cohen Gallery in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts as well as the first and third floors of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

Raised in Havana, Cuba, Molina Fernandez moved to Rhode Island in 2006. His paintings are being shown in multiple galleries throuhout the state.

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Evans Molina Fernandez composes vibrant paintings

February 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Multidisciplinary artist Evans Molina Fernandez has amassed a large following in the Providence art scene with his dynamic aesthetic.

The exhibition, which includes works such as the one pictured above, teaches students how to run a dynamic show in a professional gallery by allowing them to assume roles such as curator, jury and organizer.

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End-of-semester RISD exhibition showcases students’ multimedia artwork

December 4, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“Twelve: The 17th Annual Advanced Projects Juried Exhibition” is slated for Dec. 7 at RISD’s Illustrations Studies Building Gallery.