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  1. Masters of Mid-Century California Modernism: Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman

    Masters of Mid-Century California Modernism: Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman

    The exhibition will offer an overview of the Ackermans' 50-year collaborative partnership, focusing on their work in decorative art and design, and their contribution to California mid-century...

    03.01.09

  2. Photographic Memories

    Photographic Memories

    The photographs on display date mostly from 1850–1910, and the subjects range from formal portraits of princes to picturesque views of palaces and temples to depictions of dancers and tightrope...

    03.01.09

  3. Exhibition: Marlene Dumas—Measuring Your Own Grave

    Exhibition: Marlene Dumas—Measuring Your Own Grave

    The exhibition is the first mid-career retrospective of this South African painter to be mounted in the United States. Approximately 65 paintings and 25 drawings will be installed thematically in...

    03.01.09

  4. From Plaster to Stone

    From Plaster to Stone

    Isamu Noguchi began using small paper models in the 1940s to help visualize his larger sculptures. He continued doing so for the rest of his career, transitioning into plaster maquettes in order to...

    03.01.09

  5. Fashioning Felt

    Fashioning Felt

    This exhibition will explore the varied new uses of felt—an ancient material, believed to be one of the earliest techniques for making textiles. Made by matting together wool fibers with...

    03.01.09

  6. Friedlander

    Friedlander

    Born in 1934, Lee Friedlander gained fame in the early 1960s with off-balance street photographs that evoke the complexity the modern world. This exhibition gathers some 375 photographs plus...

    03.01.09

  7. Boolean Valley

    Boolean Valley

    Potter Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani collaborated on this room-sized installation, which is comprised of 400 cut-clay objects that together form a topographic sculptural landscape. The...

    03.20.09

  8. Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    During the years spanning the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, Russia was in spiritual, social, and cultural crisis. This exhibition explores the way Russian avant-garde poets and artists responded to...

    03.20.09

  9. Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    In 1905 four architecture students founded a new artistic movement with an emphasis on vivid color and emotional directness. This group, called Brücke ("bridge in German), founded by Frtiz Bieyl,...

    03.22.09

  10. In Situ: Architecture and Landscape

    In Situ: Architecture and Landscape

    In Situ: Architecture and Landscape draws from the rich collection of The Museum of Modern Art to examine the diverse attitudes toward landscape over the last hundred years.

    03.24.09

  11. Richard Schultz: Five Decades of Design

    Richard Schultz: Five Decades of Design

    Educated as a mechanical engineer and industrial designer at Iowa State University and the Design Institute of the Illinois Institute of Technology, outdoor furniture designer Schultz joined Knoll...

    03.25.09

  12. Jaromír Funke and the Amateur Avant-Garde

    Jaromír Funke and the Amateur Avant-Garde

    Jaromír Funke (1896–1945) was one of the foremost photographers of the 1920s and 1930s in Czechoslovakia. Funke's work merged with the mainstream amateur movement, as well as national...

    03.25.09

  13. Dwell on Design Exhibition

    Dwell on Design Exhibition

    Step out of the pages of Dwell and onto our exhibition floor—where you may be filled with the eerie sensation of being in the magazine itself. See the latest in exterior design in our...

    03.31.09

  14. Esque Show at Heath

    Esque Show at Heath

    Andi Kovel and Justin Parker of Portland-Oregon–based Esque Studio will be onhand to discuss their work, which will be display at Heath through mid-May.

    04.02.09

  15. Design for a Living World

    Design for a Living World

    Ten leading designers have been commissioned to develop new uses for sustainably grown and harvested materials in order to tell a unique story about the life-cycle of materials and the power of...

    04.03.09

  16. Architecture and Vision

    Architecture and Vision

    Design studio Architecture and Vision uses space-age technologies and small-space limitations to create projects critical of our society's habits of overproduction and overconsumption. The...

    04.07.09

  17. 10x10 Cities Green Facts, Challenges, Futures

    This is a three-part exhibit on sustainability, featuring datascapes showing the current challenges facing 10 major North American cities, including San Francisco, project boards from those 10...

    04.09.09

  18. Fourth All-Media Juried Biennial

    The exhibition will include original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, site-specific installations, and performance art from Florida-based...

    04.09.09

  19. Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward

    Fifty years after the realization of Frank Lloyd Wright’s renowned design, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum brings together sixty-four projects designed by one of the most influential...

    04.10.09

  20. Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded

    Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded

    This exhibition of approximately 70 works from MoMA’s collection that explore and manipulate the materiality of paper. Comprising prints and illustrated books as well as drawings and a papier...

    04.14.09

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