Indianapolis Museum Unveils New Contemporary Design Galleries

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December 2, 2013
Fans of contemporary design in the Midwest—as well as those planning a visit, or merely passing through—have much to celebrate with the opening in late November of the refurbished and expanded contemporary design galleries at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Read Full Article
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  The 9,000-square-foot main gallery showcases contemporary design objects since 1980. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    The 9,000-square-foot main gallery showcases contemporary design objects since 1980. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

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  With more than 400 objects, the Indianapolis Museum of Art's contemporary design collection is among the largest of its kind in North America. Photo by Eric Lubrick.  Courtesy of: Eric Lubrick

    With more than 400 objects, the Indianapolis Museum of Art's contemporary design collection is among the largest of its kind in North America. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    Courtesy of: Eric Lubrick

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  Chair One by Konstantin Grcic. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    Chair One by Konstantin Grcic. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

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  The gallery focuses on post-1980 design, a period of growth and creativity. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    The gallery focuses on post-1980 design, a period of growth and creativity. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

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  Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    Photo by Eric Lubrick.

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  Extra Big Shadow lamp by Marcel Wanders. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    Extra Big Shadow lamp by Marcel Wanders. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

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  The museum's Department of Design Arts was founded in 2007 and focuses on representing a wide range of media, including furniture, glass, ceramics, metal work and product design from the United States, Europe, and Asia. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

    The museum's Department of Design Arts was founded in 2007 and focuses on representing a wide range of media, including furniture, glass, ceramics, metal work and product design from the United States, Europe, and Asia. Photo by Eric Lubrick.

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