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Accession 09-206

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions

Exhibition Records, circa 1998-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1998-2006
Quantity: 0.21 cu. ft. (5 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 09-206
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard;" "Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era;" "Unlimited by Design;" "Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper;" "Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets;" "New Hotels for Global Nomads;" "Two Views of Venice;" "Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection;" "El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino L.A.;" "National Design Triennial: Inside Design Now;" "Fashion in Colors;" "Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle;" "National Design Triennial: Design Life Now;" "Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design;" "Design = Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread;" and "Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus." Drawings also document permanent collection gallery cases. Materials include floor plans, elevations, details, schedules, and related materials.

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This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard; Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era; Unlimited by Design; Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper; Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets; New Hotels for Global Nomads; Two Views of Venice; Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection; El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino L.A.; National Design Triennial: Inside Design Now; Fashion in Colors; Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle; National Design Triennial: Design Life Now; Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design; Design Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread; and Glass of the Avant-Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus. Drawings also document permanent collection gallery cases. Materials include floor plans, elevations, details, schedules, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-206, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Folder 1 National Design Triennial: Design Life Now, March 7-August 6, 2000, Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle, November 21, 2001-September 15, 2002, Design = Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread, September 10, 2004-February 27, 2005, Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets, March 20-July 15, 2001

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Folder 2 Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard, September 12, 2000-March 18, 2001, Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper, April 24-October 14, 2001

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Folder 3 Unlimited by Design, November 17, 1998-March 21, 1999, Two Views of Venice, October 26-December 19, 1999, Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill T. Berman Collection, February 9-March 21, 1999, El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino L.A, June 25-September 5, 1999, Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760, April 27-August 8, 1999, Permanent Collection Gallery Cases, Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum, October 3, 2000-March 4, 2001

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Folder 4 National Design Triennial: Inside Design Now, April 22, 2003-January 25, 2004, Fashion in Colors, December 9, 2005-March 26, 2006, Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design, May 7-September 15, 2002

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Folder 5 New Hotels for Global Nomads, October 29, 2002-March 2, 2003, Glass of the Avant-Garde, August 21, 2001-February 24, 2002

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