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  • New Acquistions

    Washington Skeleton Chair

    David Adjaye
    Tanzanian, b. 1966
    Knoll, Inc., manufacturer
    Washington Skeleton Chair, 2013
    Aluminum with powder coat paint
    82.6 x 45.7 x 51.4 cm (32 1/2 x 18 x 20 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Joan H. and David E. Bright in honor of their daughter Katherine H. Bright, Brown University Class of 2016 2014.32

  • Interview with artist Steffani Jemison

    Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown interviews artist Steffani Jemison about her film Maniac Chase (2009), Escaped Lunatic (2010–2011) and Personal (2014)

    Steffani Jemison, Personal, 2014. © Steffani Jemison 2014.

  • Raqs and "Raunik"

    MFA painting student Jagdeep Raina on A Myriad Marginalia, an experimental studio course exploring manuscript marginalia from medieval to contemporary in both research and practice

    Jagdeep Raina, Gems, Jewels, Rubies: On These Blessed Walls

  • Substitutions

    Composer Shawn Greenlee's experimental sound work, Substitutions, is inspired by the Chinese lithophone in the RISD Museum's Asian art collection

  • Manual issue three: Circus, now available online

    The third issue of Manual turns a spotlight on the circus. "How can a circus be held in print?" you may ask. Indeed, prepare to be astounded.

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