All posts filed under “Museums

“Helle Damkjaer. Danish Elegance: Shapes, Materials and Design at Galerie Carole Decombe, Paris, through January 20, 2018

Helle Damkjaer. Danish Elegance: shapes, materials and design is an exhibition that brings together the works of Danish ceramist and contemporary designer Helle Damkjær. The exhibition reveals her elegant organic patterned sculptures, fine furniture as well as her timeless jewellery. Without ever getting stuck in one unique vision, Helle… Read More

Questioning Pictures: Stefano Graziani at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, through February 26, 2018

“In Questioning Pictures Stefano Graziani investigates archival and conservation systems in museums like the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, Canada; Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, UK; the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland; Museum Insel Hombroich in Neuss, Germany; the Museo di Castelvecchio in Verona, Italy; and the… Read More

Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, through May 28, 2018

“Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection celebrates the recent gift from the renowned collector to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. The exhibition, co-curated by Ursula Ilse-Neuman and Cooper Hewitt, features 150 brooches, necklaces, bracelets and rings, and traces radical developments in jewelry from the mid-20th century… Read More

Radiant with Color & Art: McLoughlin Brothers and the Business of Picture Books, 1858-1920 at The Grolier Club, December 6, 2017 – February 3, 2018

“The McLoughlin brothers, John Jr. (1827–1905) and Edmund (1833/4–1889), were New York publishers who operated from 1858 to 1920. The firm that they founded produced books and games for children for over fifty years, a notable achievement for any business, but an especially important one in the history… Read More

Works & Process presents Peter & the Wolf with Isaac Mizrahi at Peter B. Lewis Theater, Guggenheim Museum, December 2 – 10, 2017

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim presents Sergei Prokofiev’s children’s classic Peter & the Wolf. Isaac Mizrahi conceived, directs, designs, and narrates Sergei Prokofiev’s charming children’s classic as Brad Lubman conducts Ensemble Signal and a cast performs choreography by John Heginbotham, bringing the 30-minute story to… Read More

Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza with Foreword by Barack Obama; Little, Brown and Company; November 7, 2017

Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza, includes a foreword by President Obama, in which he writes, “Over those eight years, Pete became more than my photographer—he became a friend, a confidant, and a brother.” This is the definitive visual biography of the Obama presidency, including… Read More