Diana Al-Hadid opens Brown’s gallery season with a really strong exhibit of sculptures and drawings. The Syrian-born, Ohio-raised artist takes her inspiration from the Renaissance, but distorts and melts her sculptures, suggesting that western historical narratives are eroding. (Phantom Limb refers to a feeling that an amputated limb is still there, but in this show’s case it’s heads that are mostly missing.) In Mortal Repose, the show’s most impressive piece, features a headless bronze figure that’s been reduced to a puddly mess. Al-Hadid will be in town for a lecture on the 16th.
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September 07 2016
|Date:||September 7, 2016|
|Time:||11:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Event Categories:||Art, Featured|
|Event Tags:||Art, Brown University, David Winton Bell Gallery, Diana Al-Hadid, drawing, sculpture|
David Winton Bell Gallery64 College Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States