All posts tagged “The Morgan Library & Museum

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