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Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Design Masterpieces

Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Design Masterpieces

. September 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Rijksmuseum has acquired two masterpieces for its collection of 20th-century art and history: the famous chair designed by Gerrit T. Rietveld around 1918 and a relief by Jan J. Schoonhoven from 1963. Both artworks will be added to the permanent collection of the new Rijksmuseum in 2013. White chair by Rietveld With its red-and-blue […]

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Lamps by Frank Gehry at The Jewish Museum

Lamps by Frank Gehry at The Jewish Museum

. August 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Jewish Museum will present a selection of colorful, luminous lamps designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry in Fish Forms: Lamps by Frank Gehry, on view from August 29 through October 31, 2010. This exhibition also explores the significance of fish imagery in Gehry’s work. The lamps will be displayed in near darkness to […]

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Spirit of Place / Spirit of Design Architectural and Academic Programme

Spirit of Place / Spirit of Design Architectural and Academic Programme

. August 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

An international group of students has designed and built an installation evoking the Finnish national epic Kalevala, The Shaman’s Haven of the Kalevala, on the Seurasaari island in Helsinki. The project is the culmination of the Spirit of Place/Spirit of Design architectural and academic programme headed by architect Travis Price at The Catholic University in […]

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European Design Since 1985 at the Milwaukee Art Museum

. August 11, 2010 . 0 Comments

The exhibition, open October 9, 2010–January 9, 2011, will present 250 seminal works including furniture, ceramics, metalwork, glass and product design that reveal the extraordinary creativity of 118 European designers. The exhibition defines Europe’s central role in driving design’s proliferation during the 1980s and 1990s. The exhibition and catalogue are divided into two major movements, […]

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California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

. July 21, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) presents the fourth California Design Biennial, Action/Reaction, an exhibition that highlights the most significant and innovative designs being created in California. Open through October 31, 2010. Great works of art are often inspired by challenges and adversity; this exhibition will focus on how California’s established and emerging designers […]

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