Architectural Fantasy and Reality (Accademia di San Luca)

An exhibition of 17th- and 18th-century drawings from the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca in Rome. The nearly 80 drawings on display were award-winning entries from an annual design competition held between 1694 and 1750. These ideal and exuberant project proposal drawings were composed by such artists as Filippo Juvarra, Bernardo Antonio Vittone, Carlo Fontana, and Carlo Marchionni.
Architecture, architectural drawings, Italy, traveling exhibitions

Etchings by the Tiepolos: From the Cooper-Hewitt Collection

Rare prints by the 18th-century painter, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and his sons, Giovanni Domenico and Lorenzo Baldissera, are on display. 
etchings, prints, Italy, 18th century, permanent collection, exhibitions


This is the first major exhibition of Memphis furniture, ceramics, glassware, and drawings in New York City. Established in 1981 in Milan, Memphis is a design movement that defies the rules of classic, functional design. Works are on view from an international set of Memphis designers and architects, including Ettore Sottsass, Matteo Thun, Marco Zanini, Gerard Taylor, Martine Bedin, Michele de Lucchi, George Sowden, Andrea Branzi, Aldo Cibic, and Peter Shire. The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is the final stop on this traveling exhibition's tour.
Memphis, drawings, furniture design, ceramics, glassware, Italy, 1980s, 20th century, traveling exhibitions

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