Deconstructing Power: W. E. B. Du Bois at the 1900 World's Fair

December 9, 2022 – May 29, 2023

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

This exhibition places decorative arts from Cooper Hewitt’s permanent collection in dialogue with 20 innovative data visualizations created for the 1900 Paris World’s Fair by W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) to explore how design can both reveal and mask dynamics of power and equity.