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Vital forms: American Art in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
From february 15 to may 12 2002
Architecture, town planning
250 innovative works from the 1940-1960's are gathered in this interdisciplinary exhibition. All of them use an organic vocabulary inspired by a nature-based imagery specific to the postwar era, Rothko's paintings like the Predicta television set.
from 10 am to 5 pm Thursday from 10 am to 9 pm Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm
Admission fee : 6 $
Concessions : 4 $ Under 18, Students, Over 55
Free : Museum friends, Under 12, specific days
Nancy Warren, Wallpaper with Organic Forms, c. 1953
A Division of United Wallpaper, Chicago
machine printed on paper, 30 x 20"
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Gift of Kathleen Paton
Courtesy Brooklyn Museum of Art