ceramics

Vienna Moderne 1898—1918


The first major exhibition of Viennese work from this period to be installed anywhere in the United States. Objects on view include furniture, glassware, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, graphic design, and photographs of interiors. Organized by Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery of the University of Houston. Made possible by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation of Houston and the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research.
vienna, furniture, glassware, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, graphic design, interiors, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349901

The Dream King: Ludwig II of Bavaria


A selection of drawings and gouache designs for Ludwig II's castles and their contents, in addition to articles of furniture, metalwork, and ceramics.  Organized jointly by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
19th century, architectural drawings, interiors, metalwork, ceramics, furniture, exhibitions

The Cooper-Hewitt Collection: Porcelain


An inaugural exhibition of seventy-five items from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s permanent porcelain collection. The exhibition traces the development of porcelain from the China's Tang Dynasty (618-906 AD) to eighteenth-century Europe. German, French, Italian, Austrian, and English pieces are shown along with histories of the techniques utilized by each of the factories.
Porcelain, ceramics, decorative arts, permanent collection

Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain, 1850–1930


An exhibition of illustrated fairies, folk tales, animals, and phantasmagoric scenes as primarily rendered in original drawings, with a selection of books, furniture, ceramics, and other items of decorative art. Some of the artists whose imaginations are on display include Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, Edmund Dulac, Kate Greenaway, Edward Lear, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Beatrtix Potter, Arthur Rackham, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ernest Howard Shepard, and Sir John Tenniel. 
illustration, animals, illustrated books, furniture, ceramics, decorative objects, Britain, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349967

Tiles


This exhibition showcases tiles from the 13th through the 20th century, from a variety of countries and cultures including Persia, Islamic Spain, and the Netherlands. The majority of tiles are from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s permanent ceramic collection, with a portion of the objects on loan from other private and public collections. Many tiles will be displayed to the public for the first time.
tiles, ceramics, patterns, exhibitions, spain, Netherlands, Persia

Gardens of Delight


In celebration of summer, two floors of the Museum are devoted to a major exhibition on horticulture and its many reflections in art. Apart from a number of important loans, the show is drawn primarily from the Museum's permanent collection. Nearly 500 decorative objects, furnishings, paintings, prints, drawings, books, and textiles with floral motifs are included. The museum's conservatory and garden are specially planted for the occasion.
gardens, landscape design, furniture, architectural drawings, ceramics, Glass, silver, wallpaper, textiles, metalwork, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349683

Pottery


These 100 examples represent the range of styles and time periods from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum’s permanent collection. Objects include work by John Turner of Staffordshire from the late 18th century, 16th-century French ceramics, Italian Majolica, and 20th-century glazed Rockwood pottery.
pottery, ceramics, decorative objects, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349425

English Majolica


This exhibition of colorful, glazed earthenware from 19th-century England includes pieces by Minton, Wedgwood, and George Jones.
ceramics, england, 19th century, exhibitions

Scandinavian Modern 1880–1980


A landmark retrospective of design from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Over 330 examples of ceramics, glass, metalwork, furniture, and textiles were selected from private and public collections in Scandinavia and the United States, documenting the continuity and changes that distinguish the Scandinavian tradition in design and the decorative arts. Alvar Aalto, Tapio Wirkkala, Timo Sarpaneva, Marimekko, Hans Wagner, Georg Jensen, and Gustavsberg are among the designers whose skill and sophistication are on display.
Scandinavia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, ceramics, Glass, metalwork, furniture, textiles, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349997

New Vistas: American Art Pottery, 1880–1920


The 75 objects on view documents the work of American art pottery between 1880 and 1920. Companies such as Rookwood Pottery, Grueby Faience, Newcomb College Pottery, Weller Pottery, Fulper Pottery, and the University City Ceramics of St. Louis are well-represented. Individual artisans include George Ohr, Louis Comfort Tiffany, E. T Hurley, Laura Fry, Matthew A. Daly, Maria Longworth Nichols Storer, Sara Sax, and Jacques Sicard.
ceramics, pottery, American, Arts and Crafts, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349785

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