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The Museum recently acquired Huevos de Los Angeles, a collaborative work by two RISD alumni, Adam Silverman and David Wiseman. Here the artists describe how they created “eggs” to rival the most coveted variety.
1 artist : 1 object :
many ways of seeing
What does a series of images communicate to students from diverse cultural backgrounds?
Curator Laurie Brewer discusses the “undressed” figure in an unfinished work by Wilhelm Von Kobell.
A school programs educator describes student encounters with Edouard Manet’s Repose.
What are the essential questions museums need to ask themselves to understand the future of art?
For conservators, fabrics incorporating metallic components raise complex questions about construction, materials, and manufacturing techniques, all of which impact how an object will be stabilized and displayed
An exploration of the intriguing relationships between works in Martin Boyce’s mid-career survey exhibition at the RISD Museum and objects by Alexander Calder, Charles and Ray Eames, and Dan Flavin in the museum’s collection.
Curator Maureen C. O’Brien discusses American drawings and watercolors in the RISD Museum collection
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown on Raid the Database 2 with Nafis White
Insights into Ingres’s studio practice and clues to his intellectual process
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?