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

Old Master Prints from the Wallerstein Collection

More than 100 prints are on display, highlighting the works produced by Dutch and German master printmakers between the 15th to 17th century. The exhibition features prints by Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Martin Schongauer, as well as those by "Little Masters" such as Heinrich Aldegrever, Hans Sebald Beham and George Pencz. The works on view, drawn from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Bell Gallery of Brown University, were all originally donated from the private collection of Leo Wallerstein. 
Germany, Netherlands, prints, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349821

Perspective: The Illusion of Space

Sixty drawings, prints, rare books, wall papers, textiles, and porcelain show how artists and designers have represented three-dimensional subjects on two-dimensional surfaces to create the illusion of space.
perspective, drawings, prints, illustrated books, wall papers, textiles, porcelain exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349441

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

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

Crystal Palaces: The Buildings of the First World’s Fairs

The exhibition displays a remarkable collection of photographs, prints, stereo views, and souvenir ephemera of the Crystal Palaces from the 1851 World's Fair in London and the 1853 World's Fair in New York. London’s Crystal Palace housed the “Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations;” New York's Crystal Palace, built in Bryant Park behind the New York Public Library, was destroyed by a fire just five years after its construction.
world's fairs, Architecture, prints, ephemera, London, New York City, 19th century, 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

A Day Without Art

The highlight of this exhibition are ten panels that will soon join the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Textiles, wallcoverings, drawings, and prints created by designers who have died of AIDS accompany the panels, including works by architects Roger Ferri and Alan Buchsbaum, textile and wallpaper designer Peter Todd Mitchell, and graphic designer David Exley. More than 150 New York museums and galleries are commemorating “World AIDS Day" on December 1.
quilts, textiles, wallcoverings, prints, exhibitions

The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource

This in-depth presentation of of close to 1,000 objects endeavors to capture the richness and variety of the Museum's permanent collection through a series of changing gallery installations. 
furniture, silver, Porcelain, Glass, jewelry, drawings, prints, textiles, wallcoverings, books, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349375

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