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Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer

September 14, 2007 – January 27, 2008

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 2nd Floor

This retrospective of the celebrated lighting designer Ingo Maurer offers a comprehensive overview of his nearly four decades of work. On view are rare prototypes, serially produced lamps and one-off pieces, as well as photographs and films documenting his illumination projects around the world. The highlight of the exhibition is special lighting installations designed by Maurer.