December 2018 Art Preview

Kim Silva_The _Clouds_of_Summer_30x40__acrylic on canvas_2018

December 2018 Art Preview

Ten shows to check out this December, arranged by opening date.

pictured: Kim Silva, The Clouds of Summer (2018) on view at Coastal Contemporary Gallery

OPENING (arranged by opening date)

Gelman Gallery In the Mood for Love
In the Mood for Love

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery
20 North Main Street, Providence
November 29 – January 27, 2019
opening reception Thursday November 29 (6-8pm)

by Michele Dangelo_Provincetown Wharf Theatre
November 30 – January 13
Bristol Art Museum
10 Wardwell Street, Bristol
Opening reception Friday, November 30 (6-8pm)

Jane Mcnally Wright
Jane McNally Wright: Excavations
AS220 Project Space
93 Mathewson Street, Providence
December 1 – December 29
Opening reception Saturday, December 1 (5-7pm)

12.5– 3.2.19 Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery Opening Reception & Curator Talk: Wednesday 12.5.18 6pm Many Cities, One Providence— Operation 24 paper sheets: Subversive Public Art in 1970s Urban Italy Ugo Nespolo, "Lavorare, Lavorare, Lavorare", 1973. Courtesy of Archivio Crispolti Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Many Cities, One Providence— Operation 24 paper sheets: Subversive Public Art in 1970s Urban Italy
Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery at Hunt-Cavanagh Hall
63 Eaton Street, Providence
December 5 – March 3, 2019
Opening reception & curator talk: Wednesday, December 5 (6pm)
pictured: Ugo Nespolo, “Lavorare, Lavorare, Lavorare” (1973)

Bill Porter_Mysteries of Creation_Acrylic house paint on reclaimed stepladder_5 ½″ x 15″_2014
Coastal Contemporary Gallery
491 Thames Street, Newport
December 6 – January 20, 2019
Opening reception Saturday, December 8 (2-5pm)
pictured: Bill Porter, Mysteries of Creation [detail]


ONGOING (arranged by closing date)

ourselves exhibit uri
Ourselves: an exhibition of transgender and non-binary artists making work about the trans experience

curated by Caleb Cole
URI Feinstein Providence
80 Washington Street, Providence
now – December 6

suzanne lacy learn where the meat comes from
On Protest, Art and Activism: Part 2
Hermine Freed, Suzanne Lacy, Martha Rosler, Howardina Pindell, Guerrilla Girls
Cohen Gallery at Granoff Center for the Arts

154 Angell Street, Providence
now – December 15
pictured: Suzanne Lacy, Learn Where the Meat Comes From (1976)

Occipital at OneWay Gallery
Occipital: Kinaesthetics
OneWay Gallery
140 Boon Street, Narragansett
now – January 30

lalla essaydi newport art museum
Lalla Essaydi: From “Converging Territories” to “Harem Revisited”

Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
now – February 17, 2019

charles atlas leigh bowery mrs peanut
Bona Drag
RISD Museum
20 North Main Street, Providence
now – March 3, 2019
pictured: Charles Atlas, Mrs. Peanut visits New York (1999)