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  • New Acquistions

    Desk and Chair

    Carlo Bugatti, designer
    Italian, 1856-1940
    Desk and chair, ca. 1900
    Walnut, ebonized wood, vellum, pewter, ivory, brass, and silk cording and tassels
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2014.27ab

  • Lot 022405

    Curatorial Assistant A. Will Brown on Donald Moffett's Lot 022405.

    Donald Moffett
    American, b. 1955
    Lot 022405, 2005
    Oil on linen
    76.2 x 61 x 15.2 cm (30 x 24 x 6 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2014.16

  • The Care and Preservation of Art Composed of Plastic

    RISD Museum conservator Ingrid Neuman discusses the challenges in caring for objects made from this ubiquitous material

    László Moholy-Nagy, Untitled, ca. 1939 - 1945. Gift of Marcel Breuer

  • Double Take / Italian Illuminated Initial

    Double Take looks at one object two different ways.

    Master of Brussels Initials, Italian, ca. 1390-1410 Saint Nicolas, ca. 1410-1420 Watercolor, shell gold, leaf gold, and lapis lazuli on vellum. 12.9 x 12.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches) Mary B. Jackson Fund

  • Out of the Emergency Department into the RISD Museum

    How a project designed to enhance pain management was born and made possible by the collaboration between RISD Museum and the Brown Emergency Medicine Residency.

    Helen Frankenthaler, Holocaust, 1955. The Albert Pilavin Memorial Collection of 20th-Century American Art

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