Upcoming Exhibitions

Four Clipped Wings Bowl, 1984. Thrown porcelain bowl. From narrow circular foot, body flares upward and outward at extreme angle. Upper edge cut with four wing-like notches. Overall surface smooth,,with modulations. Exterior and interior with semi-matte black glaze; foot ring glaze orange-brown outside. Created by Elsa Rady

Rebeca Méndez Selects

On view October 5, 2018 through July 10, 2019

The 17th installation in the series that invites designers, artists, writers, and cultural figures to explore and respond to the permanent collection. Artist and designer Rebeca Méndez draws connections across the diverse collections of Cooper Hewitt, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian Libraries to highlight parallels between design and scientific study.