Upcoming Exhibitions

Two objects from the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color (May 11, 2018 to January 19, 2019. On the left, an illustration of a color wheel from the cover of Des couleurs et de leurs applications aux arts industriels à l’aide des cercles chromatiques (Colors and their applications to the industrial arts using chromatic circles) by Michel Eugène Chevreul, Paris: J.B. Ballière et fils, 1864. On the right, a mouth-blown glass hanging lamp embellished with butterflies designed by Ingo Maurer and Axel Schmid; Germany; mouth-blown glass, 3d-printed (flexible free-formed) plastic, machined brass, halogen light source . Scroll down to learn more about the exhibition.

Saturated: The allure and science of color

On view may 11, 2018 through january 13, 2019

Explores the elusive, complex phenomenon of color perception and how it has captivated artists, designers, scientists and philosophers. Featuring over 190 objects spanning from antiquity to the present, the exhibition reveals how designers apply the theories of the world’s greatest color thinkers to bring order and excitement to the visual world.


Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color is made possible in part by support from the August Heckscher Exhibition Fund, Judy Francis Zankel, PeclersParis, and The Josef and Anni Albers Fund.