Four Newton Highland artists invite the public to a casual drop-in afternoon of art and story, mingling and refreshments. Featuring the works of visual artists Ellen Fisher, Marcus Parsons, Ellen Kaplovitz, and special guest, established novelist Suzanne Matson.
Yunhee Min examines the relationships between color, form, and materiality. Over the past two decades, she has moved seamlessly between studio painting and large-scale site-specific installations, creating works in various media including painting, sculpture, and video to investigate these concerns.
Alexandria Smith is a mixed media visual artist and co-organizer of the collective, Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter. In Smith’s large-scale, mixed media works, humor and a dark probing of social issues are filtered through her personal mythology.
Join us for this exciting talk with Sally Taylor, artist and musician, and Dr. Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, where they will discuss the creative and intellectual strengths of those with dyslexia and how it can be an advantage for innovation.
Ten years ago, Jason Moran created the soundtrack for Glenn Ligon’s The Death of Tom, an abstractionist recreation of the final scene of the 1903 silent film Uncle Tom’s Cabin, based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Join the artists in revisiting this important collaboration with a screening and live performance.
Two participating artists, Ruby Sky Stiler and Lucy Kim will be in conversation with Providence College scholars about both their own work and how their practice can be situated within a contemporary interest in history, archaeology, and visual research that redefines iconic Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic forms.
Both Mr. Dayile and Mr. Ncaphayi will present their artwork, along with a discussion about their experiences at Artist Proof Studio (APS) in Johannesburg.
Panelists include: Jamie Franklin, curator, Bennington Museum; Susan Jahoda, core member, BFAMFAPHD; Chiara Pidatella, research curator, Tufts University Art Galleries; Jacob Stewart-Halevy, assistant professor of art history, Tufts University.
Corinne Wasmuht (b. 1964) is considered one of the most important German painters of her generation. In this lecture, the artist will discuss her work, from her early naturalistic structures of the late 1980s to more recent large-scale oil paintings, which reflect her interest in digital imagery and the anonymity of public space.
Chie Fueki is a Japanese American painter. Her intricately patterned and detailed paintings, often created on mulberry paper or wood panel, combine influences from both Eastern and Western decorative and folk arts, and range in subject from sports imagery to more traditional subjects such as memento mori and portraits of friends.
There will be an artist panel with the participating artists in Double Take- Douglas Breault, John Guthrie, Isaac Jaegerman, Michael Mittelman, Dana Piazza, Brian Stinemetz, and Joe Wardwell to discuss their inspirations, and commonalities in regards to illusion, optical effects, and geometric abstraction in painting and art.
Fred Moten is a poet and scholar whose work explores critical theory, black studies, and performance studies, and is currently professor of performance studies at New York University.
Please join us for a conversation between visual artists Fritz Haeg and Nils Norman and Julieta González, Artistic Director of Museo Jumex. They will discuss their recent project Proposals for a Plaza at Museo Jumex.
Since the late 1970s, Mernet Larsen has engaged with the history and idioms of geometric abstraction. In the early 2000s her work took a crucial turn, developing a unique marriage of abstraction and figuration that has been described as geometric figure painting.
Daniel G. Baird and LaKela Brown, two participating artists from our current group show "Classic Beauty: 21st-Century Artists on Ancient [Greek] Form" will be in conversation with scholars from Providence College Galleries.
Artists Fred Lynch and Michael McLaughlin anchor their work in distinctly different landscapes. Lynch’s drawings shares the experience of place in the walled, medieval city of Viterbo, Italy. McLaughlin’s work is firmly anchored in the urban landscape, with a nod to the work of the Photorealists of the 1970’s and 80’s.
Join advocates for affordable housing and artists engaged in community activism around housing issues for a dialogue on current issues in the Boston housing landscape, including what roles culture and capitalism play.
Join us for a conversation with artists Steve Locke, Liz Glynn and Lina Maria Giraldo whose current civic-minded public artworks prompt us to consider the definition and composition of "the public". BPL president David Leonard moderates this conversation about the role public art plays in shaping a public dialogue.
This panel discussion, titled in reference to Walter Benjamin’s essay Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, will focus on how our current ecological age, the Anthropocene, has influenced the solo-exhibitions on view at the Kingston Gallery: Linda Leslie Brown’s “Plastiglomerate” and Phyllis Ewen’s “Deep Time.” Panel participants include Linda Leslie Brown, Phyllis Ewen, Evelyn Rydz and moderator Sam Toabe.