David Winton Bell Gallery

Currently On View

October 1, 2018 - December 15, 2018

An affiliated program of the Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series 

Co-organized by the David Winton Bell Gallery and the Brown Arts Initiative

On Protest, Art and Activism explores differing ways artists engage the political and social issues of their time. Part 1—on view October 1–28— features works by Ja’Tovia Gary, Theaster Gates, Josephine Meckseper and Dread Scott. Part 2—on view November 2–December 19— features works by Hermine Freed, Guerrilla Girls, Suzanne Lacy, Howardena Pindell and Martha Rosler. Concurrent with Part 2, a site-specific installation of New No’s by Paul Chan and Badlands Unlimited is on view in the lobby of List Art Building. 

This exhibition is and part of For Freedoms’ 50 State Initiative, a non-partisan, nationwide campaign to use art as a means of inspiring civic participation in advance of the 2018 midterm elections. 

Curated by: Ian Alden Russell
Image: Howardena Pindell, Free, White and 21, 1980. Courtesy the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York.

Location Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center
September 8, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Walter Feldman’s affiliation with Brown University began in 1953, when he taught his first class in visual design, extended through his fifty-four year teaching career, and continues today in a legacy of sustained artistic and educational endeavors.  This memorial exhibition celebrates Feldman's life through his arts, including a retrospective selection of paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, and artists’ books.   

Curated by: Jo-Ann Conklin
Image: Walter Feldman, Self Portrait, 1947-1949

Location Bell Gallery
September 8, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Recent additions to the photography collection will be featured in exhibitions mounted in List Lobby throughout the 2018-2019 academic year. The first edition of the series looks at photographic images of architecture — as documents of buildings and as reflections of urban and rural environments. The exhibition includes works by Tom Baril, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Markus Brunetti, Walker Evans, Frank Gohlke, Todd Hido, Philip Jameson, Justin Kimball, Andrew Moore, Arthur Rothstein, and Robert von Sternberg.

image: Markus Brunetti, Conques, Abbatiale Sainte-Foy, 2012-2014

Location List Lobby