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Talking about a revolution: ''Histories of Now'' at the School of the MFA


Last January, less than a year after crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts presented "Histories of Now: Six Artists from Cairo."
By: GREG COOK  |  February 04, 2013

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''X-Tra Zeus!'' showcases Providence’s comics superheroes

Astonishing visions
Providence is so flush with creative talent that it's easy to take it for granted and assume that most towns have it this good.
By: GREG COOK  |  February 05, 2013

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Family Ties: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons's art


Family has long been one of the central subjects of Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons's art.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 30, 2013

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Movin' on up: Greer Muldowney's photography


It's night in Greer Muldowney's photo.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 30, 2013

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Sinclair Hitchings's 'Art in Boston'


How much difference can one person make? Sinclair Hitchings hopes it's a substantial one when it comes to his "Art in Boston" project, which he began in 2006.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 23, 2013

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Frank Gohlke's New Topographics


"When that show was created, as odd as it seems now, it was extremely controversial," Frank Gohlke says of being featured in the landmark 1975 exhibit of deadpan photography, "New Topographics: Photographs of the Man-Altered Landscape" at New York's George Eastman House.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 15, 2013



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Lady parts: ''The Origin of the World...'' at Samson


"The Origin of the World /\ The Force of the Source \/ The Cause of the Vigor" is a three parts brilliant, two parts non sequitur (or maybe it's the other way around) group show at Samson gallery.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 15, 2013

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Alejandro Diaz’s funny money problems at RISD

‘Business’ as unusual
Outside the entrance to the RISD Museum, a sign — the sort of blinking arrow sign typical of used car dealerships — promises a "Naked artist inside."
By: GREG COOK  |  January 08, 2013

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Black female power: Mickalene Thomas's paintings


Mickalene Thomas's paintings teleport us to a black-is-beautiful American 1960s and '70s.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 11, 2013

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These 10 exhibits will open your eyes

Strange and wondrous
In March, the RISD Museum dusts off its two millennia-old mummy of a priest named Nesmin as part of "Made for Eternity" (March 15 to November 17), a small showcase of the institution's Egyptian treasures.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 26, 2012

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Looking good: Upcoming art exhibits


Vaginas, posters, Ronald McDonald, grayed rainbows, and porcelain feature in our 10 most anticipated exhibitions of the winter.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 26, 2012



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Fantasy, reality, and the in-between

Lasting impressions
The fall brought bad news — R.K. Projects closed as founding duo Sam Keller and Tabitha Piseno decamped for new adventures in New York (though they've since announced plans to do additional projects here).
By: GREG COOK  |  December 18, 2012

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Sandcastles and sunspots: The year in art


It was a year of bracing histories — '60s assassinations, '80s pandemics, and four decades of hubris in Iraq. But 2012's best art wasn't all bad news.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 17, 2012

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The Newport Art Museum at 100

Creativity by the Sea
Women were at the center of the founding of the Newport Art Museum.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 12, 2012

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Abstract-Expressionist New England


"American Vanguards" at the Addison Gallery tells how a tiny group of New York friends — Stuart Davis, John Graham, Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning "and their circle" — inspired by Picasso and Surrealism, exploded the last ties between Modernist painting and realism as they helped invent American Action Painting between the mid 1920s and mid '40s.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 12, 2012

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Family album: The Addison Gallery collects Innu snapshots


In 1969, Wendy Ewald traveled to northeastern Canada to invite Innu adolescents to photograph their community.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 12, 2012



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Science fiction at the List


One of the unsettling things about America today is how more and more people seem to think that evolution, global warming and math are matters of faith rather than evidence.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 03, 2012

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Traditional contemporary: Ambreen Butt


Ambreen Butt is best known for her "revisionist miniatures."
By: GREG COOK  |  December 03, 2012

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Mary beth Meehan documents a city’s evolution

A changing community
In 2004, Providence photographer Mary Beth Meehan returned to her hometown of Brockton, Massachusetts, seeking to better understand the major racial and economic shifts it had seen over the past generation.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 28, 2012

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'Fear No Art 4' at Fourth Wall


A highlight of "Fear No Art 4," the Fourth Wall Project's exhibit "promoting and exposing underground art" is organizer Marka27's own paintings.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 26, 2012

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Hamra Abbas's war and peace pieces

Studio visit
Hamra Abbas resists pinning down what her art is about, but her primary subjects are love and war and the relationship between the West and her native Pakistan — in history, in the colonial era, and since September 11.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 26, 2012


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