Star Exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum

ID: 95-20305

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 287, Box 18, Folder: 13

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Austrian designer/architect Hans Hollein created an exhibit displaying the basic designs used to symbolize stars. The exhibit was part of the "MAN TRANSFORMS" exhibition for the opening of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design's opening in its new home in the Carnegie Mansion.


  • Hollein, Hans
  • Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • Carnegie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)
  • Man transFORMS, Aspects of Design (Exhibition) (1976-1977: Washington, D.C.)


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from a press release kit; photographs sent from Carl Byoir & Associates, Inc., 800 Second Avenue New York, N.Y. 10017

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 287, Box 18, Folder: 13

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Art
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Openings
  • Exhibitions
  • New Museums
  • New Galleries
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Decorative arts


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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