furniture

John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival


This landmark Belter exhibition assembles many rare works from the 19th-century cabinetmaker's New York workshop. 
furniture, furniture maker, 19th century, New York, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349659

City Dwellings and Country Houses: Robert Adam and His Style


The first major American exhibition of the 18th-century Scottish architect and designer, Robert Adam, and his circle. Selected from public and private collections in Scotland, England, and the United States, this exhibition surveys Adam's extraordinary accomplishment through a selection of more than 100 drawings, furniture, silver, ceramics, and decorative objects.
Robert Adam, 18th century, Architecture, architectural drawings, furniture, silver, 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

Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School


This exhibition examines Wright in the context of his midwestern contemporaries, a group collectively known as the Prairie School. The drawings, photographs, furniture, and ornament on display features Wright's work alongside that of architects including Louis Sullivan, Barry Byrne, Marion Mahoney, William Purcell, and Walter Burley Griffin.
Frank Lloyd Wright, American, Architecture, architectural drawings, ornament, furniture, Prairie School, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349995

Chicago Furniture: Art, Craft and Industry 1833–1983


An exhibition of the history of furniture making in Chicago, from the development of mechanization and mass production to design innovations in art furniture. This traveling exhibition was organized by Sharon Darling, Curator of Decorative Arts at the Chicago Historical Society. 
furniture, Chicago, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350349

Berlin 1900–1933: Architecture and Design


The architecture, industrial design, graphic design, and decorative arts of Berlin, created between 1900 and 1933, are on display. Objects include handmade silver, textiles, inexpensive colorful household ceramics, Peter Behrens's electrical appliances for Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG), Jugendstil glass, porcelain by Marguerite Friedlaender Wildenhain, tubular steel furniture by Marcel Breuer and Mart Stam, and architectural drawings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Berlin, 20th century, Architecture, Industrial Design, graphic design, decorative arts, silver, textiles, ceramics, Porcelain, Glass, furniture, drawings, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350017

Art Nouveau Bing: The Paris Style 1900


An exhibition of 200 art nouveau works in tribute to Siegfried Bing, an entrepreneur and art connoisseur whose Paris gallery, "L'Art Nouveau," became synonymous with the new aesthetic vision he passionately promoted. On display are many of the pieces Bing sold or showed, including prints by Edvard Munch, furniture by Eugène Gaillard, textiles by Liberty of London, glass by Louis Comfort Tiffany, woodcuts by Félix Vallotton. L’Art Nouveau was only open from 1895 to 1904, but left an indelible mark on the art world.
prints, furniture, textiles, Tiffany glass, Siegfried Bing, woodcuts, Art Nouveau, France, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350179

The Catalan Spirit: Gaudí and His Contemporaries


Works by Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and his contemporaries in the Catalan Modernisme movement are on display. In addition to Gaudí, the group included Elies Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and Camil Oliveras i Gensana. The exhibition, which focuses the period between 1880 and 1920, includes drawings, furniture, tiles, metalwork, and glass, and features Gaudí's Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Familia and Domènech's Palace of Catalan Music.
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, spain, Barcelona, Catalan, Architecture, drawings, furniture, tiles, metalwork, Glass, exhibitions

Courts and Colonies: the William and Mary Style in Holland, England, and America


A lavish, baroque celebration of the 300th anniversary of the accession to the English throne of the William III of Holland, and his first cousin, Queen Mary II of England. The objects on display document the communication and adaptation of 17th century styles across countries and continents. 
Holland, Netherlands, england, America, 17th century, furniture, textiles, ornament, decorative arts, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349329

The Outdoor Chair


The 30 chairs on display in the garden of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum are the creation of thirty artists, architects, and furniture designers from the San Francisco area, who were invited to explore the theme of outdoor seating. These sculptural seats are made from a variety of materials, including steel, wire, mesh, aluminum, galvanized hardware, glass crates, and tree branches. Visitors are encouraged to sit on the exhibits!
outdoor, furniture, seating, chairs, exhibitions

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