2006-2007

Tales and Travels: Drawings Recently Acquired on the Sunny Crawford von Bülow Fund

Image of The Procession of Cristna
June 29 through September 23, 2007

On view were more than eighty sheets by French, British, Italian, Dutch, Flemish, and German draftsmen from the sixteenth through the early twentieth centuries.

From Berlin to Broadway The Ebb Bequest of Modern German and Austrian Drawings

April 20 through September 2, 2007

An extraordinary collection of forty-three early-twentieth-century German and Austrian drawings by some of the leaders of the German expressionist movement and the Vienna Secession was on view in From Berlin to Broadway.

Apocalypse Then: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan

Image of Woman Clothed in the Sun and the Defeat of the Seven-Headed Dragon
March 23 through June 17, 2007

In this exhibition, the Book of Revelation, in all of its complexity, was seen through the eyes of some of the greatest medieval illuminators.

Victorian Bestsellers

Image of Caricature of Charles Dickens in Bentley's Miscellany
January 26 through May 6, 2007

Victorian Bestsellers explored the rise of this cultural phenomenon using original manuscripts, first editions, illustrated editions, and rare printed ephemera, drawn largely from the Morgan's renowned literary collections.

Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings

Image of The Drawing Lesson
January 18 through April 8, 2007

Private Treasures provided the public the rare opportunity to view works from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries drawn entirely from an esteemed private collection.

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations

December 1, 2006, through March 4, 2007

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations featured more than one hundred drawings, collages, and sculptural assemblages by the artist whom many regard as not only a comic genius but among the greatest draftsmen of the modern era.

Fragonard and the French Tradition

Image of Portrait of a Neapolitan Girl
October 13, 2006, through January 7, 2007

Fragonard and the French Tradition celebrated the artist's brilliant accomplishments as a draftsman in the context of the prevailing currents of eighteenth-century French art.

Mozart at 250: A Celebration

Image of Symphony in D Major
October 13, 2006, through January 7, 2007

The Morgan Library & Museum celebrated the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) with an exhibition that traces Mozart's brief life through manuscripts, letters, and first editions of his works.

New Acquisition: Albrecht Dürer's Adam and Eve

Image of Adam and Eve
October 3 through November 19, 2006

Through the generosity of private donors, the Morgan acquired an exceptionally fine impression of the engraving Adam and Eve by the German master Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528).

Bob Dylan's American Journey, 1956–1966

September 29, 2006, through January 6, 2007

The exhibition examined the critical ten-year period that coincides with Dylan's transformation from folk troubadour to rock innovator during a momentous, turbulent period of American history.

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