In the development stage of most exhibitions, there are a few images or artifacts that inspire the team. It can be something that impacts the design or structure—a color that sets a mood or a typeface that defines a period.
For me, it is usually an artifact that inhabits the theme of the exhibition. So, in starting to blog about artifacts, I wanted to start with one of those pieces. It defined the theme and set one end of a chronological span.
This rondel was on the cover of the program for the Hammerstein Roof Garden, on top of the Victoria Theater at 42nd Read More ›