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    Successor Succeeds at Painting Air

    Alumnus Spencer Finch’s alluring installation and exhibition at the RISD Museum continues to get rave reviews from both critics and the public.

    Abstract Analysis

    Alum Tomory Dodge 98 PT and current student Arthur Peña MFA 12 PT engage in dialogue about Abstract Expressionism, liminal spaces and “the death of painting.”

    Completing the Picture

    Artist Bo Joseph 92 PT, whose work is on view in a New York solo show, looks to the entire history of world cultures in creating evocative paintings and drawings that help clarify his own world view.  

    Swarovski Sparks Experimentation

    A sponsored RISD studio by global fine crystal manufacturer Swarovski kicks off its visiting artist lecture series with contemporary artist Rashaad Newsome.

    Mythic Meditations

    Painting Professor Donna Bruton finds that when she’s open to the experience, painting comes as naturally as teaching.