Monthly archives of “May 2019

Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt at Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens, June 8, 2019 – January 12, 2020

“The special exhibition Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt, on view at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens will feature nearly 50 works from photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, focusing on his timeless images of life in the mid-20th century and the era’s most celebrated figures, including Hillwood… Read More

Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, May 24, 2019 – January 12, 2020

“The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, the first artist-curated exhibition ever mounted at the museum. This full-rotunda presentation celebrates the Guggenheim’s extensive collection of twentieth-century modern and contemporary artworks, with an exhibition selected by six contemporary artists,… Read More

Nature–Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial and Nature by Design: Selections from the Permanent Collection at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, May 10 – Jan. 20, 2020

“Designers are striving to transform people’s relationship with the natural world. Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, co-organized by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Cube design museum in Kerkrade, Netherlands, features over 60 projects to demonstrate how designers are collaborating with scientists, engineers, environmentalists, academics and… Read More

Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman at New-York Historical Society, May 3 – July 28, 2019

“The New-York Historical Society presents the work of Augusta Savage (1892-1962) in Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman. Savage overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become an instrumental artist, educator, and community organizer during the Harlem Renaissance; yet her work is largely unknown today. The exhibition features more than 50… Read More