Tuesday, March 24, 2009

"The Sight of Sound"

From my review of "The Sight of Sound" at Machines With Magnets:
"The Sight of Sound" is a group show which focuses on the impetus behind much locally-made art: music. Though many artists here make both art and music, and Providence has become renowned for its rock posters, music's influence on Providence art often isn't obvious. So you're left trying to tease out connections between, say, Brian Chippendale's relentless Lightning Bolt drum beats and his obsessive mark-making.

"The Sight of Sound," curated by Allison Cole and MWM honcho Lauren Holt, is about music as style. It's art — illustration, prints, letterpress, photos, video, sound, and sculpture by 22 artists — that adopts something of music's swagger.
Read the rest here.

"The Sight of Sound" at Machines with Magnets, 400 Main Street, Pawtucket, through March 27, 2009.

Pictured from top to bottom: Michael Bizon of Providence, Jyll Ethier-Mullen of Providence, Andrea Kang of Providence, Lauren Minco of Providence and Dave Kiersh of Arlington, Massachusetts.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

the marching band artwork looks amazing! x h

April 15, 2009 2:21 PM  

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