Insights on Vision and Blindness

Like so many people who have turned to Oliver Sack’s writings for pleasure and insight, upon his death this past August we were struck by the profundity of this loss, the flow of ideas we had come to expect from him ended—no new chapter, no new book, no new insight.

Folding the Old Work into the New

The Amherst, Massachusetts-based artist and educator, George Wardlaw, was born in Mississippi in 1927. During his long and distinguished career, he has turned his creative energy to silversmithing, painting, and sculpture.

"A Strange New Beauty"

In two distinct bursts of activity from 1877-1887 and 1890-92, Degas immersed himself in the printing technique called monotype, using it in innovative ways to create some of the most startling and groundbreaking work of his career. Currently on display at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New...

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A Memorial Exhibit at RISD's ISB Gallery

For the first time since 2013, a selection of paintings by Thomas Sgouros (1927–2012) was exhibited, this time at RISD’s ISB Gallery (June 2–July 10, 2016). To step into...

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The Last Free Show On Earth

In order to free himself to focus on his painting, the uniquely talented artist Robert Hamilton (1917-2004) moved north from Providence, Rhode Island, where he taught...

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