Exploring France: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection
January 13 through November 15, 2015
Exploring France is the second exhibition in a planned series 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.
This exhibition will bring to light the curious history of Wonderland, presenting an engaging account of the genesis, publication, and enduring appeal of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Hidden Likeness: Photographer Emmet Gowin at the Morgan
May 22 through September 20, 2015
For this spellbinding exhibition—the first exploration of his career at a New York museum—Gowin has combined favorites and rarities from five decades of work with objects drawn from throughout the collections of the Morgan.
Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawings Acquisitions
February 13 through May 25, 2015
This exhibition will include more than ninety drawings created between 1900 and 2013 by artists from Matisse, Mondrian, and Schiele to Pollock, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Twombly, and—more recently—Kippenberger and Dumas.
Piranesi and the Temples of Paestum: Drawings from Sir John Soane’s Museum
January 23 through May 17, 2015
In 1777, the great Italian draftsman, etcher and antiquarian Giovanni Battista Piranesi visited the haunting and majestic archaeological site of Paestum on the Gulf of Salerno south of Naples and produced a series of monumental drawings. Preserved at Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, the drawings have only recently been restored and will be shown in the United States for the first time.