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    Critical Encounters with Type, Image and Print

    In response to questions posed by Graphic Design graduate students, designers and innovators debate the past, critique the present, and imagine the future of graphic design.

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    Live from RISD: It's the Meissen Monkey Band

    Knowing the exact opera depicted on the Meissen stand leads to the next question: could the musical notes depicted actually be played?

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    Zig-Zag chair

    Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, designer
    Dutch, 1888-1964
    Gerard van de Groenekan, cabinetmaker
    Netherlandish, 1904-1994; fl. 1917-1971
    Zig-Zag chair, 1941
    Elm with steel screws
    76.2 x 45.7 x 61 cm (30 x 18 x 24 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2001.2

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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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    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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