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Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial
October 8, 2016 - February 19, 2017
The San Jose Museum of Art will present Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, the fifth installment of the popular contemporary design exhibition series organized by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, from October 8, 2016, through February 19, 2017. With a focus on aesthetic innovation, Beauty celebrates design as a creative endeavor that engages the mind, body, and senses. Featuring projects that range from experimental prototypes and interactive games to fashion ensembles and architectural interventions, the exhibition comprises some 285 works by 60 designers from 27 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Iran, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, and the Unites States. SJMA is the only West Coast venue for Beauty.