Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser

March 5, 2004 – July 25, 2004

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

1st & 2nd Floors

This first, full-scale museum retrospective of the works of 19th-century pioneer industrial designer Christopher Dresser features over 300 of his major works. Examples of his creations -- furniture, fabric and wallpaper designs, architectural ornamentation, ceramics and metalworks, including his cubic teapot -- reveal how shockingly modern his creations are today.