Cooper Hewitt Museum

May 19th - October 29th 2017

Overview

C ooper Hewitt permanent collection documents the design process over the centuries with special emphasis on recording creative breakthroughs. The Making/Breaking: New Arrivals exhibition examined how today’s designers turn to conventional hand-worked materials; Micheal’s creative process is detailed in a complete exhibit of drawings, cast-moulds and model, and final artworks which reflect a wide array of influences ranging from mid-nineteenth century Baltimore Repoussé masters to late nineteenth centuryTiffany Japonisme and early twentieth century Art Nouveau design.

Gallery

Michael Galmer's sterling silver and 24K gold plated 'Chrysanthemum Evening Purse.'
Michael Galmer's sterling silver and 24K gold plated 'Chrysanthemum Evening Purse'.
Michael Galmer's sterling silver and 24K gold plated 'Bee Vase'. Photography by [ZeO] Productions.
Michael Galmer's cast for the 'Bee Vase'.
Michael Galmer's cast for the 'Bee Vase'.
Michael Galmer's mould for the 'Bee Vase'.
Michael Galmer's concept drawing for the 'Bee Vase'.
Michael Galmer's concept drawing for the 'Bee Vase'.
Michael Galmer's concept drawing for the 'Bee Vase'.
Michael Galmer's concept drawing for the 'Bee Vase'.

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Photo from the opening reception of sculpture arist Michael Galmer's exhibit at Cooper Hewitt Museum.

Cooper Hewitt Museum Opening Reception

A video from the opening reception at Copper Hewitt Museum

Photo from the opening reception of sculpture arist Michael Galmer's exhibit at Biggs Museum.

Biggs Museum Opening Reception

A big thank you to everyone who joined us for the opening reception at Biggs Museum!