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Summer intern Erin Hein reflects on her experience restoring a frame, possibly from the 19th century, for a John La Farge drawing after Gericault.
Curator Maureen C. O’Brien discusses American drawings and watercolors in the RISD Museum collection
A school programs educator describes student encounters with Edouard Manet’s Repose.
Architects have been recognized as key figures in furniture design since the late 19th century, although they’ve certainly been designing furniture for far longer. But what compels them to do so?
Graduating high-school intern India Timpani reflects on her formative experiences at the RISD Museum
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)
Understanding historic frames and how to care for them can be a complicated matter.
Inspired by the European galleries, graphic designer Kelly Walters explores 19th-century notions of exoticism and beauty through the creation of a folded broadsheet poster.
Issue four: Blue now available
Indigo blue, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, cerulean blue, zaffre blue, Facebook blue. The fourth issue of Manual is a meditation on blue.
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown on Raid the Database 1 with Natalja Kent
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
Innovative handmade, woven, knit, and computer-generated textile designs by the newest generation of RISD designers offer testimony to the creativity sparked by even the smallest details of traditional craftsmanship, and speak to a long tradition of fruitful exchanges between the Museum and the School.
In the fall of 2014, RISD art history students curated an exhibition comparing Tokaido Road views by artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858). That exhibition is now on view in the Museum.
Composer Shawn Greenlee’s experimental sound work Substitutions is inspired by the Chinese lithophone in the RISD Museum’s Asian art collection