The curator of this major exhibition at New York’s Cooper Hewitt tells us about the thinking behind the show and some of its highlights

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Forty years ago, poverty, crime and de-industrialisation nearly killed off the West’s major cities. Today, an abundance of cash threatens to do a similar thing

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The Met Fifth Avenue
4 May — 4 September 2017

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Most medical schools are fit only for cadavers. Diller Scofidio + Renfro has injected a sense of life into the typology with a tower of morphing, cascading spaces in Manhattan

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:33

Fashion after Fashion

Museum of Arts and Design, New York
27 April — 6 August 2017

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:30

Making Space: Women Artists and Abstraction

Museum of Modern Art, New York
15 April — 13 August 2017

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

Cooper Hewitt, New York
7 April — 20 August 2017

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The ‘Kagan look’ took mid-century modern design and added organic forms, a sense of joy – and even comfort. No wonder he is so often overlooked, says John Jervis

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With its digitally enhanced facade and ‘invisible’ penthouse, the renovation of a historic iron-clad building in TriBeCa is both respectful and radical

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:41

Hudson, New York

The Upstate town has become an affordable haven for New York designers enticed by the opportunity for a life removed from – but still close enough to – the big city

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Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:02

Manus x Machina at The Met

A show in New York juxtaposes the handmade and technologically fabricated, challenging the assumptions we make about each method, says Anja Wohlstrom

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 15:13

Studio Job Mad House

For their New York solo debut, the Belgian designers have put together a typically exuberant snapshot of their 16-year career, says Caia Hagel

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Tuesday, 05 April 2016 11:45

Beauty – Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

From the ethereal to the grotesque, a show in New York surprises and enthrals by mixing elements of design we don’t traditionally think of as equal, says Caia Hagel

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Friday, 22 January 2016 00:00

Beauty: Cooper Hewitt Triennial

Cooper Hewitt, New York
12 February – 21 August

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The British designer froze metal to –346 degrees while living in a Liverpool factory to produce a collection of tactile, weighty furniture, on display in an exhibition in New York. Caia Hagel went to the show’s opening

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Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Take an Object, MoMA

From lightbulbs and chairs to flags and bedclothes, this show traces artists’ engagement with everyday objects that might have been disregarded, says Laura McLean-Ferris

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Monday, 10 August 2015 00:00

Reclaiming the streets

From Bogota to Bristol, policymakers and community groups are devising creative ways to break the stranglehold that cars have over city roads, says Peter Murray

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Brand New Conference

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York
24–25 September 2015

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Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Young Architects Program 2015

MoMA PS1, New York
23 June – 7 September 2015

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An exhibition by Rhode Island School of Design at New York’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair presents objects that encourage direct communication in a world full of electronic devices

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