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Picture Mirror, 2016

This is a Picture Mirror. It was designed by Hsing-Yin Liang.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Hsing-Yin Liang as part of Access+Ability.

It is dated 2016.

Mirrors can be disturbing to people with Alzheimer’s, who sometimes interpret their self-image as a stranger, causing both confusion and distress. This mirror operates in two modes as a mirror or as an illuminated picture frame—and can serve the needs of the entire family.

It is credited Lent by Hsing-Yin Liang.

  • Cabinet (Italy), 1890–1900
  • joined hardwood, sheet vellum, applied, cut, and molded copper ornaments,....
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1982-22-1

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Simple Music Player, 2014
  • injection-molded abs(hips), wood (mdf), electronic components.
  • Gift of The Alzheimer's Store.
  • s-e-2628
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  • Portable Garden, 2016
  • H x W x D: 81.3 × 61 × 61 cm (32 × 24 × 24 in.).
  • Lent by Kate Cutlip.
  • 68.2017.1
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 61 × 45.7 × 20.3 cm (24 × 18 × 8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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