Do Good Green-Wood
September 17 - September 25, 2013
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OPENING RECEPTION, SEPTEMBER 17TH, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
41 COOPER GALLERY
41 Cooper Square, LL1
New York, NY 10003
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 6pm.
Closed Sundays and Mondays.
An exhibition to celebrate the the philosophical notion of altruism and the 175th anniversary of Green-Wood Cemetery at the Cooper Union. Showcasing a selection of philanthropists interred at Green-Wood Cemetery, Do Good Green-Wood provides a closer look into the history and physical representation of each philanthropist's designated space at the Green-Wood Cemetery. Providing access, as a philosophical objective, is the agent that binds this exhibition with Peter Cooper's mission for the college, as well as the philanthropists interred in Green-Wood Cemetery's mausoleums. Creative research and an assortment of artifacts and realized projects help represent each individual and question, what it means to leave a legacy.
Exhibtion design by Troy Kreiner.
Located in the 41 Cooper Gallery, located in 41 Cooper Square, on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets.