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    Seeing the Peacock Feathers

    RISD Museum intern Alicia Valencia (RISD 2015, Furniture) explains how the act of looking closely formed her impressions on Samuel Gragg’s Elastic armchair.

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    Artist Anya Ventura explains the context behind an audio tour and printed guide that she and Anther Kiley created illustrating episodes from the lives of seven objects from the Museum’s galleries. Their 2012 work “Fragments” was one of the winning projects in the RISD Museum’s annual Sitings competition for site-specific installations by RISD degree candidates.

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    From Galleries to Wards: A Reflection

    As a part of its new Clinical Arts and Humanities Program, the Alpert Medical School partnered with the RISD Museum to create the workshop series “From Galleries to Wards.” Workshop participants, Samuel Kase and Cia Mathew, reflect on their experience.

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    Distraction Distilled

    Inspired by Joachim Antonisz Wtewael’s “The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis,” Josephine Devanbu (RISD/Brown 2015) uses the painting’s shapes and density in her newest work.

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    Copying an Old Master Drawing

    Luca Cambiaso used iron gall ink and a quill pen to create this drawing in about 1570. RISD professor Andrew Raftery walks us through the making of iron gall ink and a quill pen, and explains how he copied Cambiaso’s drawing.

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