All posts tagged “The Morgan Library & Museum

Illusions of the Photographer: Duane Michals at the Morgan, The Morgan Library & Museum, October 25, 2019 – February 2, 2020

“The Morgan Library & Museum proudly presents an exhibition combining a six-decade retrospective of Duane Michals with an artist’s-choice selection of works from all corners of the permanent collection. Michals is known for his picture sequences, inscribed photographs, and, more recently, films that pose emotional,… Read More

Verdi: Creating Otello and Falstaff—Highlights from the Ricordi Archive at The Morgan Library & Museum September 6, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“After Aida in 1871, except for occasional projects, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901), Italy’s pre-eminent composer, retired from opera at the age of 58. This, however, did not prevent constant pleas from his publisher and future librettist for the maestro to return to the operatic stage. Reluctantly… Read More

Invention and Design: Early Italian Drawings at the Morgan, The Morgan Library & Museum, February 15 – May 19, 2019

“A new exhibition celebrates the Morgan Library & Museum’s extensive collection of Italian Drawings, exploring how the concept of disegno (a word that means both ‘drawing’ and ‘design’) emphasized the artist’s creative power and fundamentally changed Italian Renaissance art. Invention and Design: Early Italian Drawings at… 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