books

Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: Popeye with the Hag of the Seven Seas


Pop-up book: Popeye with the Hag of the Seven Seas American cartoonist Elzie Crisler Segar developed Thimble Theater, a series featuring Olive Oyl, Caster Oyl, and (later) Popeye, for the New York Journal in 1919. This beautifully illustrated pop-up book is one of several published by Pleasure Books in the 1930s that were inspired by comic strips. Created by Elzie Crisler Segar (18941938) Published by Pleasure Books Chicago, IL, ca. 1935 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. PN6728 .T5S45 1935
Popeye, pop-up, pop up, books, Wall Stories, Exhibition, kids, Children

Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: The Pop-up Pinocchio


Pop-up book: The Pop-up Pinocchio Originally written as a fairy tale by Carlo Collodi in 1883, the story of Pinocchio comes alive in this colorful pop-up edition created by paper engineer and illustrator Harold Lentz. He illustrated and created several such pop-ups in the 1930s for Blue Ribbon Books and Pleasure Books. Written by Carlo Collodi (18261890) Adapted and illustrated by Harold B. Lentz Published by Blue Ribbon Books New York, NY, 1933 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. PZ8 .C7Po 1933
Pinocchio, pop- up, pop up, books, Wall Stories, Exhibition, kids, Children

Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: Puss in Boots


Pop-up book: Puss in Boots The adventures of this resourceful and loyal master cat appear in various folktales throughout Europe. The best known is Le Chat Botté, written by Charles Perrault in 1697. Illustrator C. Carey Cloud and paper engineer Harold Lentz collaborated to create this dramatic pop-up edition. Originally written by Charles Perrault (16281703) Adapted and illustrated by C. Carey Cloud and Harold B. Lentz Published by Blue Ribbon Press New York, NY, 1934
Puss in Boots, pop- up, pop up, books, Wall Stories, Exhibition, kids, Children

Electroworks


This exhibition traces the development of copy machine art created by artists and designers. Over 250 works are on display, including prints, limited edition books, graphics, textiles, animation, and three-dimensional objects. A particular highlight is the Xerox 6500 color copier staffed by trained operators and artists who are available to provide demonstrations.
prints, books, graphic design, textiles, animation, copy, technology, exhibitions

Resorts of the Catskills


An exhibition of the architectural and social history of this New York mountain resort. Photographs, maps, Hudson River School paintings, and historical documents contribute to the depiction of this popular vacation spot from pre-Civil War days to the present time.
New York, resort, photographs, MAPS, paintings, books, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350457

Timeless Sources: Rare Books from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


This exhibition highlights treasures from Cooper-Hewitt's National Design Library. A range of publications, from technical encyclopedias illustrating architectural processes to trade catalogs featuring feathers and fabric swatches are included. These rare books, dating from the 16th century to the modern day, present an illustrated history of architecture, interior design, furniture, landscape design, theatrical design, and the decorative arts.  
books, rare books, illustrated books, design books, National Design Library, exhibitions, permanent collection

Surprise! Surprise! Pop-up and Moveable Books


This exhibition of pop-ups and other feats of paper engineering features books from the 15th century through the present day. Among the 75 books on display are examples of 16th-century scientific instruction, such as Johannis Schoneri's Opera Mathematica, printed in Germany in 1551. The exhibition is organized chronologically, leading up to the 1980s, an era in which the resurgence of interest in these moveable publications has been matched by sophisticated technological advances in production.
books, pop-up books, graphic design, Paper Engineering, printing, exhibitions

Honor and Glory: Triumphal Arches


Drawings, prints, rare books, and photographs of arches dating from Roman times to the present are on display. Highlights include a series of etchings of Roman arches by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 17th-century drawings by Peter Paul Rubens, and Eero Saarinen’s 1947 drawing for the Gateway to the West in St. Louis. The Washington Square Arch in Washington Square Park, Manhattan, and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, are also featured.
drawings, prints, books, Architecture, architectural drawings, arches, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350187

The Art that is Life: The Arts & Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920


This exhibition explores the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement on American life at the turn-of-the-century. The movement's philosophy is represented through the craftsmanship of stained glass, silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture, architectural drawings, costumes, jewelry, embroidery, and illustrated books. Works of John LaFarge, Gustav Stickley, Charles Sumner and Henry Mather Greene, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, and Frank Lloyd Wright are on view.
Arts and Crafts, 19th century, 20th century, craftsmanship, stained glass, silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture, architectural drawings, costumes, jewelry, embroidery, books, John LaFarge, Gustav Stickley, Charles Sumner Greene, Henry Mather Greene, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, Frank Lloyd Wright, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350143

Eighteenth-Century Scenic and Architectural Design: Drawings by the Galli Bibiena Family


The Galli Bibiena family dominated theater production in Europe from the late seventeenth to the late eighteenth century. This exhibition showcases the family's architectural and theatrical designs—notably the work of Francesco Galli Bibiena and his son, Giovanni Carlo Galli Bibiena—through drawings, engravings, books, and manuscripts.
Bibiena, theatrical design, Italy, Portugal, Europe, 17th century, 18th century, drawings, prints, books, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349709

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