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2013-2014

From Here to Here: Richard McGuire Makes a Book

September 25 through November 9, 2014

The exhibition combines original drawings for the strip and the novel with source photographs, books that influenced the form and content of McGuire's invention, and collages and sketchbooks that afford glimpses into his creative process.

Marks of Genius: Treasures from the Bodleian Library

June 6 through September 28, 2014

The exhibition features approximately sixty rare and exceptional objects from diverse disciplines that serve as points of departure for exploring some of the fundamental meanings of genius.

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

May 30 through September 7, 2014

The exhibition will include thirty-seven works that represent the two central elements of the Romantic conception of landscape: close observation of the natural world and the importance of the imagination.

Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France

May 30 through September 14, 2014

Over the last several years, the Morgan has acquired a critical mass of the Claude Master's work, of which nearly two dozen items will be featured in this exhibition.

Gatsby to Garp: Modern Masterpieces from the Carter Burden Collection

May 20 through September 7, 2014

This exhibition brings together nearly one hundred outstanding works from the collection, including first editions, manuscripts, letters, and revised galley proofs.

Sky Studies: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection

April 15 through December 28, 2014

The inaugural exhibition in a planned new series, the show's fourteen works highlight the innovative approaches employed by artists working in conditions that varied according to time of day, season, and weather conditions. The series will be drawn from the collection of oil sketches acquired by Morgan Trustee Eugene V. Thaw, who is also an honorary trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and his wife, Clare.

Medium as Muse: Woodcuts and the Modern Book

February 21 through May 11, 2014

The art and craft of the woodcut was a source of inspiration for a small, influential group of European and American artists whose work helped shape the modern book in the decades immediately preceding and following the turn of the twentieth century.

Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) From Monday or Tuesday by Virginia Woolf (Richmond: The Hogarth Press, 1921)

A Collective Invention: Photographs at Play

February 14 through May 18, 2014

A Collective Invention: Photographs at Play signals the debut of photography as a curatorial focus at the Morgan.

The Little Prince: A New York Story

January 24 through April 27, 2014

This exhibition of the original manuscript and watercolor drawings—the most comprehensive ever mounted—explores the American origins of a story that reminds us that what matters most can only be seen with the heart.

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Visions and Nightmares: Four Centuries of Spanish Drawings

January 17 through May 11, 2014

This exhibition marks the first presentation of Spanish drawings at the Morgan and showcases over twenty sheets from the museum's pre-eminent master drawings collection.

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