Dr. Ulrich Leben delivers the Morse Historic Design Lecture from the podium at Cooper Hewitt
Thu. November 29, 2018
A Grand Statement: The Surtout de Table and French Empire Style during the Napoleonic Era The extraordinary surtout de table in the collection of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and currently on view in Tablescapes: Designs for Dining, once belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte’s stepson, Prince Eugène de Beauharnais. Created by the prominent French sculptor and producer of gilt-bronze objects Pierre-Philippe ...
Wed. November 7, 2018
Join Cooper Hewitt in celebrating the publication of David Gill: Designing Art. Gallerist David Gill will be joined in conversation with Daniella Ohad discussing their collecting practices and ideologies. 3pm Lecture   David Gill is one of the most influential tastemakers in the global world of contemporary design. Since opening his gallery in 1987, he has taken a leading role ...