An unknown object might be treated reverently—or not. But a bedspread saturated with ten years’ worth of slumber? Talk about attachments. It makes sense to give it a proper sendoff. So that’s exactly what Kate Barber did with several pieces in her show "Manifold."
Carl Simmons has arranged everything to be suggestively messy without obscuring anything necessary. A cursory look may give the impression of things stacked in haste, but examine deeper and you’ll see the care afforded the display.
Speed. Speed kills. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase. And what does it refer to? Drugs, driving, some combination of both? Its origin is basically unimportant to today’s topic: covers from "The Flash" where our titular hero is depicted dead.
Two shows. Two senior theses. Two studio art majors. Beyond that, the two offerings currently on view at Providence College Galleries don’t seem to share much.
[Subscriberz only] We’re at the half point of 30 DAYS OF JUNE, minus one day. The back half is all planned out. I’ve got the rhythm now. So this is one glimmer of vulnerability. The last piece with a frantic, searching tempo.
In Maxime Belykh’s "Making a Case," the only thing posturing is shapes. Some slouch. Others stand. A playfulness between edges is apparent. Something happens where colors abut, join, or split apart. Grids, wavelengths, crosshatches. There are many ways to do a line.