28 Oct 2018, by Laurèn Schrijvers
starts on 28 Oct 2018,
ends on 17 Feb 2019
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Museum of Art, North Harwood Street, Dallas, Texas, Verenigde Staten
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"Women + Design: New Works" is an exhibition composed of recent works by seven contemporary female designers. It also features two newly created pieces that will go on view for the first time by Iris van Herpen and Najla El Zein. International in origin and diverse in their media, forms, and objectives, this dynamic group of featured designers additionally includes Katie Collins, Carrie Dickens, Genevieve Howard, Katie Stout, and Faye Toogood.
Providing a rare museum platform for new work by emerging and mid-career female designers, this is the first DMA exhibition curated by Sarah Schleuning, the recently-appointed Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design. As part of the Museum’s role as an incubator of contemporary talent, all of these works will join its growing collection of contemporary design.
The artists featured in Women + Design bring a range of approaches and perspectives to their work:
Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation, and public engagement. At the
heart of the Museum and its programs is its global collection, which encompasses more than 24,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. Located in the nation’s largest arts district, the Museum acts as a catalyst for community creativity, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary events, and dramatic and dance presentations. Since the Museum’s return to free general admission in 2013, the DMA has welcomed more than 4 million visitors. For more information, visit DMA.org.
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported, in part, by the generosity of DMA Members and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.
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