DEFINING BEAUTY: ALBRECHT DÜRER AT THE MORGAN TO OPEN MAY 18
SHOW IS THE FIRST IN MORE THAN 20 YEARS TO FEATURE ALL THE MORGAN'S WORKS BY ONE OF THE WORLD'S ICONIC ARTISTS
"What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things . . . " —Albrecht Dürer
**Press Viewing: Thursday, May 20, 2010, 10 a.m. until noon** RSVP: (212) 590.0393, E-mail Media
Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), preeminent master of the German Renaissance, transformed drawing in Northern Europe. Using his unrivaled talent as a draftsman and the force of his powerful artistic personality, Dürer tirelessly promoted drawing as a medium, creating works of exceptional beauty and remarkable technical skill.