All posts tagged “The Morgan Library & Museum

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935-1962 at The Morgan Library & Museum, September 30, 2016 – January 2, 2017

“In the mid-1940s, French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) shocked the art establishment with his paintings inspired by children’s drawings, graffiti, and the art of psychiatric patients. Rejecting conventional notions of beauty and good taste, Dubuffet asserted that invention and creativity could only be found outside traditional cultural channels.… Read More

City of the Soul: Rome and the Romantics at The Morgan Library & Museum, through September 11, 2016

“City of the Soul: Rome and the Romantics explores the broad sweep of artistic responses to this extraordinary period in Rome’s history. Featuring a variety of media—including drawings, prints, books, manuscripts, letters and photographs—the show demonstrates the continuing hold magnificent ruins and scenic vistas had on artists, even as… Read More

Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars at The Morgan Library & Museum, September 25, 2015 – January 31, 2016

“The exhibition explores the most dynamic period of Hemingway’s creative life, from 1918 to the aftermath of World War II, and his recurrent theme of confronting the fullness of life—and the finality of death—with grace and courage. Utilizing almost one hundred rarely exhibited manuscripts and letters, photographs, drafts and typescripts of stories,… Read More