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RISD Inaugurates a New President!

Rosanne Somerson and others on stage at her RISD Inauguration   Photo: Jo Sittenfeld / RISD Media RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) had much to celebrate with the inauguration of its 17th President this past week. Under an enormous tent … Continue reading

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Donald Judd – Double Take

. A double take is an act of quickly looking at something that is surprising or unusual a second time after looking at it a moment earlier. . The RISD Museum often focuses attention on a single object in an exciting … Continue reading

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Reinvention at the RISD Museum

…an old friend at the RISD Museum received a facelift… I had the good fortune to study architecture and fine arts at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD – pronounced ‘riz-dee’) – a small, very old school located in the … Continue reading

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A Visit With The Curator of Decorative Arts & Design at The RISD Museum of Art

Last week, Elizabeth Williams, the Curator of Decorative Arts & Design at the RISD Museum visited my design studio to look at a wide range of objects that I am now offering to her department at the Museum. Some five … Continue reading

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‘Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast’ at the RISD Museum

“We have the Monkey Band!” A chance meeting of like-minds at the NYC Freize Art Fair in 2012 was the moment of inspiration for an idea that resulted in an extraordinary exhibition which opened last week at the RISD Museum … Continue reading

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RISD Museum Presents “Making It in America”

David Williams, American (Newport, Rhode Island), 1769-1823 Patent Timepiece ca. 1815-1820, Mahogany, pine, paint, glass, and brass Museum purchase; Bequest of Eliza Taft Attributed to workshop of John & Thomas Seymour, American, 1738-ca 1818 and 1771-1848 Lady’s Writing Desk, 1795-1800, … Continue reading

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