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Museum

In early spring of 1786, Joseph Gulston, a connoisseur and erstwhile politician, sold off one of the great print collections of eighteenth-century Britain. Two decades earlier, at the…

Museum

At what point does a photographer’s work coalesce into something original, supplanting imitation, influence, and experiment? This is the driving question behind Diane Arbus: In the…

At Large

Nearly everyone familiar with the world of rare books has heard of the Book of Hours, the so-called bestseller of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. However, few people, except…

Museum

The Shape of Things: Photographs from Robert B. Menschel, on exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City through May 7, is an object lesson in the creation of…