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.
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.
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.
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.
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.