December 5, 2022
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Playwright-turned-painter Michael Ricigliano launches new art exhibit on Long Island

by on February 3, 2022 0
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on many industries, especially the arts. The virus has caused the closure of many museums, galleries, theaters and performance halls. Hoping to see life return to “normal,” Michael Ricigliano, a Long Island-based lawyer turned filmmaker, playwright, and artist, will present his new exhibit, WOVEN, at the Long Island University... Read More

An artist’s journey: Painter, COVID long-haul Jillian Lauren next plans to patent her technique | Daily news alerts

by on January 22, 2022 0
WESTERLY — Artist and COVID-19 long-hauler Jillian Lauren stood in the middle of Westerly station one afternoon last week surrounded by a group of colorful and famous women. A bubbly, 25-year-old from Cranston, Lauren has painted dozens of large, glittering, acrylic and pop portraits of famous women – women like Marilyn Monroe, Ann Margaret,... Read More

Q&A with artist/writer Robert Maniscalco | Community News

by on November 29, 2021 0
Originally from Detroit, artist Robert Maniscalco apprenticed in the early 1980s to his internationally renowned portrait painter father, Joseph, who believed it was a sin to hide his talent. His gifts led him to become an accomplished multimedia artist. Robert Maniscalco focuses primarily on oil portraiture and fine art, describing his style as expressive... Read More

Chinese artist Yu Ji makes sculptures using rubble, flowing water and “wasted mud”. The best curators in the world are obsessed with her

by on June 22, 2021 0
There’s something about Yu Ji’s work – he can stop even the most seasoned and seen curator in his tracks. Today, the Shanghai-based artist continues his rapid rise to world art fame with a solo exhibition at the prestigious Chisenhale Gallery, his first institutional exhibition outside Asia. Chisenhale is known to propel emerging... Read More