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DEFINING BEAUTY: ALBRECHT DÜRER AT THE MORGAN TO OPEN MAY 18

Press release date: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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.