MARCH 23, 2009 - MARCH 29, 2009
OPENING RECEPTION: MARCH 24, 2009 6-8PM
THE COOPER UNION
7 EAST 7TH ST. 2ND FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10003
“Whatsoever Things Are True” is a collaboration between four Cooper Union design students: Reed Burgoyne, David Maron, Rachel Matts, and Erik Winkowski.
The collaboration began with the participants’ individual interpretations of the phrase, which appears in the 1859 charter of the Cooper Union as the school’s motto.
The phrase was written into the charter as the official motto to appear on the seal of the school. The phrase was also used during the seventh commencement address in which Rosalind H. Palmer, one of the graduating students, who used it regarding the ideals of the school.
Special thanks to Mike Perry for the publication of the show’s zine.