Morgan Library and Museum

Betye Saar: Call and Response is the first exhibition to focus on Saar’s sketchbooks and examine the relationship between her found objects, sketches, and finished works.
The French architect and draftsman Jean‐Jacques Lequeu was little-known and impoverished when he donated hundreds of his drawings to the French national library. Six months later, he died and…
An inspiration for Dada and Surrealism and a touchstone for the Theatre of the Absurd, Alfred Jarry is best-known today for his revolutionary play "Ubu roi" (1896) and for his invention of…
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino (1591– 1666), was arguably the most interesting and diverse draftsman of the Italian Baroque era, a natural virtuoso who created brilliant drawings in a…
Monsters exert a timeless fascination, and have often been used as a metaphor for the strange, different, extraordinary and appalling.
For generations, children have been transported to a magical world of monsters and raucous parties by Maurice Sendak’s classic book Where the Wild Things Are. His fun romp through main character Max’…
The Morgan Library & Museum announces a new exhibition of satirical drawings and prints by renowned artist William Hogarth (1697–1764). Best known for his humorous political commentary, Hogarth’s…
“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” With these words the Oxford professor J.R.R. Tolkien ignited a fervid spark in generations of readers. From the children’s classic The Hobbit to the…