Art Intrigues

Street Chat – Federal Hill

The devil is in the details… a Vitullo moment.
What is so wonderful about a Vitullo photograph is the exquisite details. Since the first exhibit at Bert Gallery in 2004, her work has fascinated me because of the assembly of people, objects and stories captured in a black and white image.

What about ” Street Chat.” What the heck is happening on Atwells Ave in 1956?

  • Is it a payoff or just guys clowning around?
  • What is in the bag? – ravioli?
  • I bet they all have Borsalino fedoras? Aren’t they marvelous.
  • Why the heck are these dudes hanging out on a busy city corner?
  • Notice the National Bank of Providence – the days before bank mergers.

 

Cathy @ 5:04 pm

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Olana: Hudson River School Gem

Not to miss this summer, “Olana”, the homestead of the remarkable Hudson River painter Frederic Church. Not only is the collection, home and grounds inspiring but they host special exhibitions. On view the monumental outdoor sculpture by Teresita Fernandez. http://www.olana.org/overlook/

Cathy @ 5:47 am

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Carmel Vitullo: Italo-Americana Exhibition

Every year I work with a Providence College intern on a special project. This year Giovanna curated an exhibit of Carmel Vitullo, now age 92?, (sorry Carmel).

Giovanna began installation of Italo-Americana and show will open May 16th.

Details, details and more details. Opens May 16th at Bert Gallery

Cathy @ 2:14 pm

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Baseball at Bert Gallery

My husband was grumbling that the NY Yankees lost because of terrible pitching last night. Yes, I am married to a NY Yankees fan!?

Baseball, the great American game, is celebrated by Robert Thornton in his “humongous” three panel painting. Kudo’s to Thornton and baseball and best of all long lazy summer days eating hotdogs in the bleachers.

Cathy @ 6:38 am

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Symposium – March 25th: Making Her Mark

The Providence Art Club is sponsoring a Making Her Mark Symposium on March 25th at the First Baptist Church. It is free and features speakers discussing the six women founding members in 1880’s. Don’t miss it.

 

 

Cathy @ 6:28 pm

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