All posts tagged “Books

French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century at The Grolier Club, through February 2, 2019

“The Grolier Club unveiled its reconstructed state-of-the-art Exhibition Hall, capping a total renovation of the public spaces in the century-old building. To mark the occasion, The Grolier Club mounted the celebratory exhibition French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century. The approximately 90 works are… Read More

It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200 at The Morgan Library & Museum, October 12, 2018 – January 27, 2019

“Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus—in which a chemistry student makes a living being out of corpses—has compelled our attention since it was first published in 1818. This exhibition explores its adaptability to stage and screen, its sources in Gothic art and Enlightenment science, and the haunted life… Read More

A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects at New-York Historical Society, August 22 – November 30, 2014

A History of New York in 101 Objects is a new book by New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts and features objects from the New-York Historical Society collection. The exhibition together with the book constitute a unique history of New York. Images courtesy New-York Historical Society