S. Lévy, manufacturer
French, 19th century
Marie Vincent, designer
French, 19th century Nosegay fan, ca. 1898
Silk with wood sticks
Length: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
Gift of the Estate of Margarethe L. Dwight 66.016.24B
Editor of publications Amy Pickworth, intern Joanna Cortez, and curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown interview UuDam Tran Nguyen about his single channel video Waltz of The Machine Equestrians—The Machine Equestrians (2012).
Marofske’s cast donuts, primarily plaster and gouache (L), and the original rubber donut dog toy (R).
The process of mold-making and casting invites creative experimentation, but follows rules of precise timing and size. Artist Marisa Marofske (RISD BFA Painting, 2014) explains the steps involved in casting objects.