MoMA Explores the Work of Important Female Designers of the Last Century

MoMA Explores the Work of Important Female Designers of the Last CenturyLuba Lukova (American, born Bulgaria). There Is No Death for the Songs. 1987. Silkscreen, 25 ½ x 38” (64.8 x 96.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the designer, 1998.

"Designing Modern Women 1890–1990" is an exhibition currently showing at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) that includes the work of various female artists in various mediums that have often been overlooked in conversations about great design. Works by Charlotte PerriandDenise Scott BrownLilly Reich, Eileen Gray, Eva Zeisel, Ray Eames, Lella VignelliAnni AlbersEszter HarasztyLucy RieBonnie MacleanLuba Lukova, and various others are women of the century were chosen from the museum's collection and arranged together in an installation that "celebrates the diversity and vitality of individual artists’ engagement in the modern world." The exhibition contains graphic posters, furniture, sculptures, paintings, textiles, and other works of art that show how important women were to shaping and enhancing modern design in the twentieth century.

The exhibition opened in October of 2013 and will show through September 21. For more information, visit MoMA's website.

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