Image of Richard Landis pointing at his weavings
American designer Richard Landis is a master colorist and weaver whose visual language is that of an abstract artist. Using the interaction of threads to explore systems of closely related colors, Landis builds on the intrinsic grid of warp and weft to create patterns that offer endless variety—reiteration without repetition. Color Decoded celebrates Cooper Hewitt’s acquisition of six of Landis’s ...
Image of Toni Greenbaum speaking to an audience at Cooper Hewitt
Wed. April 11, 2018
The development of American studio jewelry is crucial to the understanding of contemporary jewelry as it is currently practiced internationally. Art historian Toni Greenbaum will discuss cogent issues affecting the evolution of studio jewelry in the United States during the mid-twentieth century. As part of a broader cultural movement that grew following the end of World War Two, studio jewelry ...