Posts Tagged ‘cold war’

Interested in Renaissance portraits, contemporary sculpture, or even Cold War design? Login to RDID using your RISD username and password, and check out the latest additions to the RISD Digital Image Database:

  • Renaissance Faces: Images from an exhibition of portraits by artists such as Titian and Van Eyck, which took place at the National Gallery in London, between November 2008 and January 2009.
  • Cold War design: Images of cold-war related objects, including Socialist posters, sheets from artist Bela Kolarova’s diary, spacesuits, spy cameras, a Mao jacket, and even a design for the Brainwashing Chamber in the spy film “The Ipcress File”!
  • White Cube Gallery Exhibitions: Works from exhibitions that took place in 2008 and 2009 at the White Cube Gallery in London, by artists such as Josiah McElhenny, Robert Irwin, and Sam Taylor-Wood.
  • Wood sculpture: Works by Louise Bourgeois, Andy Goldsworthy, Tyrone Mitchell, Mel Kendrick, David Nash and other artists working in wood.

We hope you enjoy these slideshows! RISD faculty, students and staff can download the images by going to the Search section, doing a simple keyword search, and clicking on the floppy disk icons under the thumbnails in the results pages.


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There are so many hundreds of art and humanities-related sites out there, that we thought it would be good to have a monthly listing of the ones we like best. We will bookmark them in del.icio.us, and you’ll be able to see them all, not just the more recent. Here is our choice for the month of April:

Fine Art

Bowery Artists Tribute

Life of a City: Early Films of New York

Richard Prince

Image Magazine Online

Open Source Movies on the Internet Archive


Identity by Design

World Architecture

Victoria and Albert Museum Object Database

Costume Ornamentation at New York City Ballet

Cold War Modern Design, 1945-1970

Liberal Arts

The Civil War in America

The Chinese in California [Library of Congress]

William Butler Yeats Online Exhibition

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

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