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Exhibitions/ Highlights from the Modern Design Collection

Highlights from the Modern Design Collection: 1900 to the Present, Part II

At The Met Fifth Avenue
May 23, 2011–July 1, 2012

Exhibition Overview

This installation of modern and contemporary design objects features new acquisitions and other important works from the past century to the present. Highlights include René Lalique's "Swan" necklace of opals and amethysts, a newly acquired chair by Henry Van de Velde, a playfully brilliant room divider by Ettore Sottsass, and a chandelier by the Dutch designer Joris Laarman. Also presented are glass, ceramics, metalwork, drawings, and posters.


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