Galleria Harry Bertoia


Named for designer Arieto Bertoia, author of the famous 1951 ‘Diamond Chair’ (a web-like chrome chair in the shape of a diamond), this smart little museum hosts some excellent exhibitions. Thoughtfully curated, they cover themes of design, crafts and even photography. Recent shows include an excellent Steve McCurry exhibition and a show devoted to the depiction of women in art noveau objets d’art.

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