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Metamuseum (tumblr)



Statement: «Teaming with a group of 13 American museums and cultural institutions with design, craft and architecture collections, writer and critic Alexandra Lange has woven together the Multi-Museum, Multi-Curator Tumblr project MetaMuseum.
Each week, work chosen by curators at each institution will be presented on tumblr and released through other social media outlets. Loosely grouped by themes, these works will culminate with a final survey of American design, and so the Tumblr serves as an experiment to see if any “American aesthetic” will arise, and if it does, what shape will it take?
Metamuseum is part of After the Museum: The Home Front 2013 exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design.»

Image above:
Buttons, 1990–1992, buttons for visitors created by the Walker Art Center design department

Image below:
Performing space designed by Arata Isozaki and Eiko Ishioka, 1986, commissioned installation for the exhibition Tokyo: Form and Spirit (1986), organized by the Walker Art Center in collaboration with Japan House Gallery.

Both projects selected for the Metamuseum by Andrew Blauvelt, Chief of Communications and Audience Engagement, Curator of Architecture and Design, Walker Art Center