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Design for Life: A Centennial Celebration


This exhibition features works designed for daily life, and is comprised of selections from the Museum's permanent collection, chosen by the graphic designer, Stephen Doyle, and the architect, Leslie Gail. The diverse objects include an Eames chair, a red and white Soviet chess set, and a toothbrush. 
Architecture, Industrial Design, textiles, wallpaper, drawings, furniture, jewelry, Stephen Doyle, Leslie Gail, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350279

Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape


Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape explores the promotion of scenic tourism in 19th century America through Cooper-Hewitt’s extraordinary collections of oil paintings, drawings, and watercolors by these artists. The exhibition presents the Museum’s American landscape collection at Cooper-Hewitt for the first time in more than 15 years, and is the premiere showing of many of its Homer oil paintings.
Tourism and the American Landscape, Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, Thomas Moran, oil paintings, paintings, drawings, watercolors, exhibitions, 19th century, ch:exhibition=35350755

Piranesi as Designer


This exhibition examines the artist's role in the reform of architecture and design from the 18th century to the present. This is the first museum exhibition to show Piranesi's full range and influence as a designer of architecture, elaborate interiors and exquisite furnishings.
Piranesi as Designer, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, exhibitions, Architecture, furniture design, chiimneypieces, lighting design, etchings, drawings, prints, ch:exhibition=35350899

Rococo: The Continuing Curve


In March 2008, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will present Rococo: The Continuing Curve, 1730–2008, a groundbreaking exhibition that fully explores rococo style and its continuing revivals up to the present day in multiple fields, including furniture, decorative arts, textiles, prints, and drawings. 
Rococo: The Continuing Curve, exhibitions, rococo, furniture design, decorative arts, textiles, prints, drawings, sarah coffin, Ellen Lupton, gail davidson, Penelope Hunter-Stiebel, ch:exhibition=35350903
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Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product


This exhibition will examine sample books and other sampling formats as tools for marketing or recording designs and techniques in a wide variety of media. Drawn from the Museum's collection, exhibition objects will include sample books of wallcoverings; woven and printed textiles; ribbons, lace and embroidery; sample plates; and drawings and prints showing design alternatives.
Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product, exhibitions, sample books, permanent collection, wall coverings, textiles, sewing equipment, drawings, prints, ch:exhibition=35350753

Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003–2008


This exhibition will feature recent acquisitions to all four of the museum's collecting departments: Product Design and Decorative Arts; Drawings, Prints and Graphic Design; Textiles; and Wallcoverings.
curators select, recent acquisitions, permanent collection, exhibitions, product design, decorative arts, drawings, prints, graphic design, textiles, wallcoverings, ch:exhibition=35350961

Meier 75


Meier 75 celebrates Richard Meier's promised gift of two architectural drawings of the J. Paul Getty Center in Los Angeles. Meier is presenting the works to Cooper-Hewitt on the occasion of his 75th birthday and the publication of Richard Meier, Architect Volume 5.
Meier 75, Richard Meier, installation, Architecture, architectural drawings, drawings, collages, birthday, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350973

Frederic Church Collection featured at the Met's new American wing


Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s collection of over 2,000 oil sketches and graphite drawings by Frederic Church was mentioned recently in the New York Times in connection with the reopening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing.
Frederic Church, painter, sketches, oil, drawings, graphite, 19th century, landscape, American, Hudson River School, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Collection Spotlight: Whitney Warren


Cooper-Hewitt’s Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department collection holds a large group of drawings by Whitney Warren, including two albums of over 230 sketches made while he was living in France in the last decades of the nineteenth century.
Whitney Warren, architect, 19th century, 20th century, Warren and Wetmore, collection spotlight, drawings, sketches, buildings, details, France, Europe

Positively Prints


Members were treated to a “Curator’s Breakfast” – a preview of the IFPDA Print Fair – with Cooper-Hewitt’s Dr. Gail Davidson, Curator and Head of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department.
IFPDA, International Fine Print Dealers Association, Print Fair, 2010, annual, members, preview, gail davidson, curator, drawings, prints, graphic design, Carl Solway Gallery, Galerie St Etienne, Fine Art Society, Gemini GEL, Pace Prints, Mixographia

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