Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum: The Value of Design(?)

I just last weekend went with some friends to the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.  I hadn’t been there in several years so when I received their invitation I figured it was high time I went for another run-through.  In retrospect… my time would have been better spent doing something else.  With the friends of course.
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‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity’ at MoMA

I just ran through the exhibit ‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity’ at MoMA.  Unfortunately all I could manage was a quick visit.  One of the perils of visiting MoMA during a weekday, even at lunch, is the possibility of it being overrun with masses of super-sugared sixth graders on a class trip.  With a generous helping of European tourists [...]

Martin Kippenberger at MoMA

I recently got a moment to see the Martin Kippenberger show at MoMA.  Titled ‘The Problem Perspective’, the exhibit is a great overview of Kippenberger’s prolific creative output and range of artistic disciplines he utilized.  Prior to the show I was only familiar with his graphic design work.  But here I discovered Kippenberger was adept [...]