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What Are You Looking At?

Painter Robin F. Williams returns to RISD to discuss the inspiration behind her self-possessed female figures.

Eisenman’s Perpetual Motion

After a hugely productive year, Nicole Eisenman took a break from making to deliver the RISD Museum’s Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Mesmerizing Midnight Moments

An experimental film by Maria Constanza Ferreira 17 FAV/GD brings satellite imagery to NYC’s Times Square.

Refreshing Approach to Business

Illustrator Julia Rothman 02 IL teams up with writer Shaina Feinberg for Scratch, a new biweekly column in The New York Times.

Frere-Jones Wins National Design Award

Typeface designer Tobias Frere-Jones recently accepted the Cooper Hewitt’s 2019 award for Communication Design.

Magical and Divinely Queer

An experimental film featuring costumes by Jamall Osterholm 17 AP wins a Student Academy Award.

Fairey Faces the Giant

Street artist Shepard Fairey 92 IL paints his 100th mural in Providence, where it all began.

Character Development

A Tulsa [OK] Literary Artist Fellowship gives Olivia Stephens 17 IL the time and space to complete her first graphic novel.

Working + Growing Together

Married alumni Chris Buzelli 95 IL and SooJin Buzelli 96 IL showcase the power of creative collaboration at RISD’s ISB Gallery.