BEAUTY AT THE COOPER HEWITT
I’ve been here in New York and not traveling so much. I must say I’ve been enjoying it. In the winter there are no crowds. It’s basically the people who live here and a smattering of tourists who don’t mind the cold.
Since I have been staying put I have been making an effort to get out and do more of the endless things we have here: museums, theatre, concerts and browsing antique stores. Last weekend my friend Jamie and I went to the Cooper Hewitt to check out their new show called Beauty.
I could try and explain it myself but it was easier to just cut and paste the description from the museum’s website.
Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial is the fifth installment of the museum’s signature contemporary design exhibition series. With a focus on aesthetic innovation, Beauty celebrates design as a creative endeavor that engages the mind, body, and senses. Curated by Andrea Lipps, Assistant Curator, and Ellen Lupton, Senior Curator of Contemporary Design, the exhibition features more than 250 works by 63 designers and teams from around the globe, and is organized around seven themes: extravagant, intricate, ethereal, transgressive, emergent, elemental, and transformative.
See I couldn’t have explained it that well.