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Rhode Island School of Design

Special Collections Guidelines for Art History 102 Faculty: Home

Art History 102 Faculty may schedule an optional separate 30-60 minute session devoted entirely to viewing pre-selected materials from Special Collections.

About Special Collections

Special Collections offers a wide variety of materials from the late 16th century to present, covering many fine art, architecture, decorative arts, and design history subjects of all cultures as well as contemporary materials and artists’ books. In the past several years Art History 102 students have seen important rare and original works that complement coursework by providing historical contexts and tangible hands-on exposure to significant research materials.  

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Selected titles from Special Collections

Below are a few of the titles from Special Collections that have been shown to classes in the past (for complete lists see: Special Collections/Artists' Books Class Presentations):