Malcolm Grear Designers developed the identity for the traveling exhibition Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Faience. MGD designed the exhibition signage, including entrance signs, banners, chat panels, art labels, and maps, as well as invitations and brochures.Read More
View video detailing the "Chazan's Choice" exhibition at the RISD Museum. The video includes Pat Appleton and Malcolm Grear working on the exhibition catalogue design. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNQ0Qtli_Xs[/youtube]
Harry Callahan: Eleanor, which opened to much acclaim last year at the High Museum of Art is traveling to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design. Opening November 7, the exhibition focuses on the photographs Callahan took of his wife of 63 years, Eleanor. Harry Callahan: Eleanor highlights over 80 images, ranging from the artist's most acclaimed images to some that have never been seen before.
Malcolm Grear Designers was selected to design the exhibition's book. Malcolm Grear, Professor Emeritus at Rhode Island School of Design, was instrumental in helping to bring Callahan to RISD in 1961.
Harry Callahan: Eleanor opens November 7, 2008.
For more information on the exhibition please visit the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design.
In honor of the Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art’s new Chace Center (designed by architect José Rafael Moneo), renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly created a unique, site-specific exhibition.
The exhibition, which includes over 2,000 individual glass pieces, opens Friday September 26.
Dale Chihuly, a former RISD professor and founder of its glass department, has long been associated with RISD.
Chihuly asked Malcolm Grear Designers to create this exhibition's large-format, 48 page catalogue entitled “Chihuly at RISD.” The catalogue which showcases 35 full page images, also features the work of 9 of Dale's former students, including Howard BenTré and James Carpenter. Malcolm Grear, a long-time friend of Chihuly, designed his logotype and first catalogue in the 80s.
For more information about the exhibition, please visit the RISD Museum of Art.
John Cohen, the photographer, filmmaker, artist, and musician, lectured at the RISD Auditorium yesterday evening (October 2, 2007) in conjunction with the RISD Photography Department and the RISD Museum. Malcolm Grear, a long time friend and colleague of John’s, introduced John Cohen to the audience of interested students and professionals. John Cohen’s lecture coincided with the Henry Horenstein exhibition “HONKY TONK: Portraits of Country Music 1972-1981.”