As they bring their personal interpretations to this traditional painting genre, Fisher, Hechtman, Jolicoeur, and McNally reveal an aesthetic akin to that of landscape mavericks such as the Canadian Group of Seven (1920-1933) and the Transcendental Painting Group (1938), as well as other visionary landscapists including Marsden Hartley, Charles Burchfield, and Arthur Dove.
MARCH 21 THROUGH APRIL 27, 2014
Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, November 3, 2013
Upper Farago, Spalter New Media, and Lower Farago Galleries
3 galleries, 300 artists, 4 monthsThe RISD Museum’s first large survey of work from the greater-Providence region in more than 20 years, Locally Made expands across several Museum galleries with multiple components celebrating the rich and diverse talent in the city and nearby communities.
The Museum’s Upper Farago Gallery features about 40 recent acquisitions now in the collection, all created by artists in the region; video works by local filmmakers selected by guest curator Dina Deitsch (Contemporary Art Curator, deCordova Museum) are screened in the Spalter New Media Gallery.
Lower Farago Gallery is transformed into a multifaceted programming space, One Room, where invited artists, designers, performers, and other community members creatively curate, teach, and experiment through a variety of participatory events.
Deadpan: Charcoal + Gesso on Paper / 45 x 45 inches / 2012
Sachuest: Oil on Canvas / 90 x 90 inches / 2012
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