RISD Museum programs featuring faculty

Double Takes gallery conversations invite specialists to offer views on objects with a focus on artists and the social context, artistic interpretation, and ever-evolving meanings of objects.

Double Take: Eisenman

Thursday, September 17, 7-7:40 pm | Buonanno Works on Paper Gallery, 3rd floor

Nicole Eisenman’s untitled prints  in the exhibit Heads Up! provide the catalyst for lively discussion between Angela Dufresne (Assistant Professor, Painting Department), and Paul Guyer, the Jonathan Nelson Professor of Humanities and Philosophy in Brown University’s Department of Philosophy.

Nicole Eisenman, American, b. France, b. 1965, Untitled, 2012, Monotype Image: 58.7 x 44.8 cm (23 1/8 x 17 5/8 inches), Gift of Merrill Sherman in honor of Judith Tannenbaum 2012.127.1

Nicole Eisenman, American, b. France, b. 1965, Untitled, 2012, Monotype Image: 58.7 x 44.8 cm (23 1/8 x 17 5/8 inches), Gift of Merrill Sherman in honor of Judith Tannenbaum 2012.127.1

Double Take: Ingres

Friday, November 6, 12:15-1 pm | European Gallery, 5th floor

Maureen O’Brien (Curator, Painting and Sculpture) and Dennis Congdon (Professor, Painting) discuss artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’ working method through close examination of Study of Head of a Saint and Hands of Saint John for Christ Offering Saint Peter the Keys to Paradise.

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Study of Head of a Saint and Hands of Saint John for Christ Offering Saint Peter the Keys to Paradise, 1817 - 1820. Purchased with funds from the Bequest of Maria Dasdagulian in honor of Joseph Fazzano

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Study of Head of a Saint and Hands of Saint John for Christ Offering Saint Peter the Keys to Paradise, 1817 – 1820. Purchased with funds from the Bequest of Maria Dasdagulian in honor of Joseph Fazzano

Double Take: Boyce

Wednesday, November 11, 12:15-1 pm | Chace Center Galleries

Courtney J. Martin, assistant professor at Brown University’s History of Art & Architecture Department and Chris Rose (Associate Professor, Furniture) consider space and objects as they look closely at Martin Boyce’s work, A Raft in the Roof.

Martin Boyce, A Raft in the Roof, 2009. Photo: Gilmar Ribeiro. Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich; Johnen Galerie, Berlin; and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

Martin Boyce, A Raft in the Roof, 2009. Photo: Gilmar Ribeiro. Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich; Johnen Galerie, Berlin; and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

Double Takes are supported, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This program is part of the Pell Humanities initiative in Rhode Island to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities.