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DRAWINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COLLECTION OF FASHION DESIGNER KASPER TO BE EXHIBITED AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM BEGINNING JANUARY 21

Press release date: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

SHOW INCLUDES OUTSTANDING WORKS FROM THE LATE RENAISSANCE AS WELL AS MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY DRAWINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Artists Represented Range from Fra Bartolommeo and Giorgio Vasari to Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Jenny Holzer

**Press Preview: Thursday, January 20, 10 a.m. until noon** R.S.V.P.: (212) 590-0393, E-mail Media

The art collection assembled by American fashion designer Herbert Kasper—known simply as Kasper—is exceptional for its distinctive character and superb quality. Beginning January 21, 2011, The Morgan Library & Museum presents the collection to the public for the very first time, offering visitors a rare opportunity to see this extraordinary group of drawings and photographs. Mannerism and Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs is on view through May 1, 2011.