The Thing You Need is Often Nearby

“The thing you need is often nearby.”  – James Joyce “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”   -Antoine de Saint-Exupery Before he died too young, Provincetown artist Ray Keyton constructed shadow boxes. Precisely conceived, their harmony, their mystery, their… Read more »

Video: Salon #1 – July 9-29, 2015

A virtual tour of Rice Polak Gallery’s first salon July, 2015 Featuring 6 Gallery artists: Olga Antonova, William Carroll, William Ciccariello, Deb Goldstein, Michele Harvey and Steven Skollar. Email us if anything catches your eye!

The Point of No Return

After listening to a radio piece about the discovery of France’s newest, oldest cave full of prehistoric drawings, the title of this entry was going to be, “The Ephemeral Drawing.” The site is called Cave Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc and into eons of pure, protective darkness, the cave’s discoverers introduced a new alchemy of light, and carbon dioxide…. Read more »

Scratching the Surface – an arts commentary by Ellen Lebow

We invite you to follow our new online arts commentary Scratching the Surface by Ellen LeBow. A local artist represented by the Rice Polak Gallery, Ellen LeBow is also the former arts columnist for the Cape Codder and The Cape Cod Voice. In the commentary she will take a deeper look into the work of our… Read more »