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Rebeca Méndez Selects
Rebeca Méndez Selects is on display October 5, 2018–June 16, 2019. Download the accompanying brochure. See what objects are on view in this exhibition.
Image is of a cover of a brochure. Set against a black background, a staircase model is the central image. The model is made of a shiny brown wood. It is a double staircase model joining at the top and base with an opening at the center. At the top of the image, words read: "Made to Scale / Staircase Masterpieces"; and at the bottom: "The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift".
Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces
For over thirty years, Eugene and Clare Thaw collected superb examples of historic staircase models, particularly from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, that demonstrate a stunning mastery of design, conceptual thinking, and construction skills. Staircases have been part of building design since about 6000 BC, initially as stone additions to exterior walls. Using as a...
Moustiers Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection
How did the small village of Moustiers Sainte-Marie, dramatically perched on the cliffs of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, become one of France’s major centers producing faience—tin-glazed earthenware—during the 18th century? Thanks to a major gift of Moustiers ceramics to the museum from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw collection, exciting new scholarship has enhanced our understanding...
Bob Greenberg Selects
Bob Greenberg Selects was on display February 23–September 9, 2018. Download the accompanying brochure. See what objects were on view in this exhibition.
Vertical rectangle. Cover of a brochure. Title read "Esperanza Spalding Selects D+Evolution" is white letters. A yellow bar are the left side contains white text that reads "Works from the Permanent Collection" and "June 9, 2017–January 7, 2018". The background image is a collage of two images; one is of a red fan against an orange background with radiating black lines; the other is abstract tones of gray and beige.
Esperanza Spalding Selects: D+Evolution
Esperanza Spalding Selects: D+Evolution was on display June 9, 2017–January 7, 2018. Download the accompanying brochure. See what objects were on view in this exhibition. This brochure participates in the d+evolution process, functioning as both a booklet and a poster.
Sarah & Eleanor: The Hewitt Sisters, Founders of the Nation’s Design Museum
In 1897, two extraordinary young women opened to the world the result of almost a decade of their work and efforts: a museum dedicated to the study of decorative arts and design, housed at Cooper Union in New York City. Sarah and Eleanor Hewitt, granddaughters of famed industrialist Peter Cooper, used their considerable means and...
Thom Browne Selects
Thom Browne Selects was on display March 4–October 23, 2016. Download the accompanying brochure. See what objects were on view in this exhibition.
David Adjaye Selects
David Adjaye Selects was on display June 19, 2015–February 7, 2016. Download the accompanying brochure. See what objects were on view in this exhibition.