Hercules and admirers
The 2,000-year-old frescos from the imperial villa at Boscoreale
The Met’s Roman Court
During his tenure as chief of design from 1979 to 2005, Daly was responsible for designing and overseeing all major exhibitions (approximately 50 per year), including 2001’s “Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years”
The Horses of San Marco Venice (1980)
Daly collaborated with inimitable fashion editor and icon Diana Vreeland on her famed exhibitions for The Met’s Costume Institute.
One such collaboration was “Fashions of the Hapsburg Era: Austria-Hungary” at The Met (1979 - 1980)
Another, “Yves St. Laurent: 25 Years of Design” (1983)
Madonna’s corset in the “Rock Style” installation (2000)
The Beatles Sergeant Pepper jackets, also in the “Rock Style” installation (2000)
The Beguiling Mrs. Gilmor: This circa-1823 Thomas Sully portrait was Daly’s introduction to the Gibbes when he designed Historic Charleston Foundation’s exhibit for the 2011 Winter Antiques Show, which featured the intriguing visage of Sarah Ladson Gilmor from the museum’s collection.
Daly worked with a number of Lowcountry institutions, including the Gibbes, to design and install the exhibit “Grandeur Preserved: Masterworks Presented by Historic Charleston Foundation” for the January 2011 Winter Antiques Show.
Daly’s recent installation for the Preservation Society of Newport County at the 2013 Winter Antiques Show
2013 Winter Antiques Show