Campaigning for President
Client: Museum of the City of New York
Curator: Thomas Mellins and Jordan Wright
Graphic Design: Pure+Applied
Photography: Bilyana Dimitrova
From the time that it hosted the first presidential inauguration in 1789, New York City has always played a pivotal role in national politics. The exhibition explored the effects of New York on the strategies of presidential electoral campaigns for over 200 years and highlights the role of New York candidates, third parties, powerbrokers, and voters in the race for president.