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    In Production: Graphic designers share their work

    As the RISD Museum hosts the final stop on the tour of Graphic Design: Now in Production, an exhibition that began at the Walker in 2011, we’re starting a series that updates the show by checking in with some of the designers featured in it, to see the work they have been doing since 2010.

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  • RISDM 56-097 v_02

    Looking an Empress in the Eye

    A portrait often raises questions, first among which is: who is portrayed? Join curator Gina Borromeo as she considers a portrait of a Roman empress.

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  • RISDM 48-110-43


    George Moutard Woodward
    British, ca. 1760-1809
    Disappointment, From the original caricature water-colour sketches 1792
    Watercolor and pen and ink over graphite on paper
    36.8 x 27.9 x 3.2 cm (14 1/2 x 11 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Transfer from the RISD Library. Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 48.110.43

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  • RISDM 2002-9

    Check #5

    Sherrie Levine
    American, b. 1947
    Check #5, 1986
    Casein and wax on mahogany
    62.2 x 49.8 cm (24 x 19 5/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2002.9

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  • RISDM 2000-82 v_01

    Abstracting Ancient Egypt

    By studying an abstracted female figure from 3000 BCE, what can we learn about ancient Egyptians? What can we learn about ourselves? What about abstraction provides more insight than a complete visual representation?

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