The famed children’s book author and artist considered the theater his “second career.” An evening talk and live performance will explore his font of creativity.
Morgan Library and Museum
An Artist’s Take on the Symbiotic Relationship of Art and Nature
Matthew Barney: Redoubt is the latest exhibition from a controversial artist. In a talk at the Morgan Library and Museum this week, he will explain himself.
An Exhibition Brings Tolkien’s Vision Down to Earth
Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth tries to wrest Middle-earth back to its source: J. R. R. Tolkien’s writing-desk.
Appreciating the Virgin Mary’s Stinging Side-Eye
Pontormo’s “Visitation” is an obvious masterpiece of Renaissance art, but can we also appreciate the edgier aspects of this visionary Mannerist’s work?
Wayne Thiebaud’s Confections, Sprinkled with Touches of Cézanne, Degas, and Others
An exhibit at the Morgan Library & Museum lends a few helpful insights into who and what have inspired this 97-year-old artist (beyond the sugary obvious).
How Medieval Artists Used Monsters as Propaganda
In Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders, the Morgan Library & Museum in New York is exhibiting 70 examples of the monstrous in the Middle Ages.
A Portrait of Tennessee Williams as a Playwright and a Person
Seeing the playwright’s process, the countless drafts, and the lukewarm reception of his early plays is a reminder that the struggle to make art can be overcome — and that we should, through the hardship, carry on.