In Memoriam: Hans Hollein, Architect

RIP architect Hans Hollein, designer of the inaugural exhibition, MANtransFORMS at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in 1976. The exhibit (see images below) examined everyday objects and the ways they were adapted by different people in different places and times. 

Bread Exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts & Design, 1976, 95-20304.

Star Exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1976, 95-20305.

Exhibit of Uses of Cloth at Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1976, 95-20307.

'Angel Cage' Exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1976, 95-20303.

Room of Plexiglass Exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1976, 95-20302.

Designers of MAN TRANSFORMS Exhibit at C/H Museum, 1976, 95-20306.

Hans Hollein, Architect/Designer, 1976, 95-20297.

Related Resources

Leave a Comment

Produced by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. For copyright questions, please see the Terms of Use.