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Artist’s Jewels From Modernisme to the Avant-Garde at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

November 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Artifacts & Decorative Arts

BARCELONA.- Artist’s jewels. From Modernisme to the avant-garde explores the approach to the world of jewellery by leading artists of the main art movements in the first decades of the fertile 20th century. The exhibition gathers almost 350 works, chiefly jewels, that strike a dialogue with paintings, sculptures, photographs, fabrics and objets d’art, showing how jewellery made up the little universe of great artists.  Artist’s jewels. From Modernisme to the avant-garde reveals the relations between jewellery and the work of [...]

Design 1880-1980 Includes Visionary Objects from MoMA’s Design Collection

December 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Design & Architecture

NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art has reinstalled the modern design section of The Philip Johnson Architecture and Design Galleries on the third floor. Shaping Modernity: Design 1880–1980, on view from December 23, 2009, to July of 2010, features a selection of visionary objects, graphics, architectural fragments, and textiles from the Museum’s collection that reveal the attempts of successive generations to shape their experience of living in the modern world. The installation features 300 works organized into five [...]