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2002

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Crisis Response: An Exhibition Of Art Created In Times Of Conflict And Catastrophe From The Assassination Of Jfk To 9/11, Karl Schoonover Nov 2002

Crisis Response: An Exhibition Of Art Created In Times Of Conflict And Catastrophe From The Assassination Of Jfk To 9/11, Karl Schoonover

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Exhibtion Notes, Fall 2002. A group of works in this exhibition emphasizes the differing investments of individuals and groups in the icons of patriotism. Some artists borrow and transform recognizable icons and symbols to invite a dialogue with their viewers about the role of patriotism in troubled times.


The Written Word, Susan Ward, Margot Mcilwain Nishimura Oct 2002

The Written Word, Susan Ward, Margot Mcilwain Nishimura

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Exhibition Notes, Number 20, Fall 2002. The Written Word brings together pages from medieval manuscripts and early printed works, giving a sample of the various types of books created between 1100 and 1550. Individual pages were a popular way, especially in the earlier part of the 20th century, for museums and libraries to acquire representative collections, and many of The RISD Museum’s manuscript leaves were acquired as such a group in 1943.


The Object Of Ornament: European Design, 1480-1800, Judith A. Singsen Apr 2002

The Object Of Ornament: European Design, 1480-1800, Judith A. Singsen

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Exhibition Notes, Number 18, Spring 2002. This exhibition arose from a collaboration between participants in a Brown University art-history seminar of Fall 2001 and curators from three departments at The RISD Museum: Costume and Textiles; Decorative Arts; and Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. Studying each department's resources in the area of European ornament, the group examined how the work of artisans in materials such as wood, metal, fiber, and ceramics responded to and participated in the inventions of designers who drew patterns for prints. In the exhibition, related ornamented objects are clustered according to the themes of entertaining, study, dress ...