Latest from the Emerging Practices category

Bruno Munari

From the start of Bruno Munari’s career, he did everything in his power to surpass the significant mechanism of himself and the restrictions that humanity applied to life. The disruption from the idea that art is limited to painting, sculpting, or an object of some kind arose to Munari in the 1930’s when he crafted…

Will Burtin Portfolio

Much like The Cell, The Brain  was commissioned by the Upjohn Company. The project was completed in 1960. The Upjohn Company was a company that created pharmaceuticals and published a magazine called Scope. The magazine was important because it helped doctors comprehend complex medical and scientific concepts. Similar to The Cell, The Brain was an…

Ellen Lupton Cooper-Hewitt work

The final piece that I selected for Ellen Lupton’s portfolio is a recent example of her talents in curation. The work is Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial and is the fifth installment in the museum’s contemporary design series. It was co-curated by Andrea Lipps in 2016. This was a very extensive exhibit that showcased the design of over…

Ellen Lupton work

The first portfolio piece that I have chosen to represent Ellen Lupton’s body of work is one of her most noted exhibitions for Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, “Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office,” which was completed in 1992. This exhibition was developed to highlight the transition of women from the home to the…

Will Burtin for Upjohn

The Cell was commissioned by the Upjohn Company, and the project was completed in 1958. The Upjohn Company was a firm that created pharmaceuticals and released a publication called Scope. The magazine was important because it helped doctors comprehend complex medical and scientific concepts. The Cell was an important project for Will Burtin because unlike…