This two-handled bowl and wineglass are associated with the glasshouses set up by George Villiers (1628–1687), second duke of Buckingham. Both objects are products of English glassmaking endeavors of the late 17th century and reflect the stylistic influence of 17th-century … Read more →
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of its Contemporary Art + Design Wing, the Museum has announced significant acquisitions created by the Campana Brothers, Karen LaMonte, and Geoffrey Mann, to be installed in the coming months. These new works will … Read more →
This wineglass is of the same type as the glasses in Rosenborg Castle that were given by the Signoria in Venice to the Danish king Frederick IV (1671–1730) in 1709. During the king’s journey home to Copenhagen, he passed through … Read more →
Only 51 more days until To Die Upon a Kiss is displayed in the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing. To Die Upon a Kiss, Fred Wilson, Murano, Italy, 2011. 2014.3.10.