New York – The Morgan Library & Museum is pleased to present The Book of Ruth: Medieval to Modern, opening February 14 and running through June 14, 2020. The exhibition celebrates the gift made in 2018 by Joanna S. Rose of The Joanna S. Rose Illuminated Book of Ruth to the Morgan. The accordion-fold vellum manuscript
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New York, NY, July 6, 2015—In July 1918, Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was serving as a volunteer with the Red Cross on the Italian Front during World War I when he was seriously wounded by mortar fire. He was just eighteen.
Later he would write, “When you go to war as a boy you have a great illusion of immortality. Other people get killed; not you ... Then when you are
New York, NY June 2014—American artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962) pursues the most elusive and ineffable of experiences through his work—from the changing water conditions of the Hudson River, in his New York High Line piece, to the color of a sunset outside a Monument Valley motel room, or from the afternoon breeze by Walden Pond to the shadows of passing clouds in the yard of Emily
New York, NY, April 18, 2014—The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford holds one of the greatest collections of books and manuscripts in the world. Marks of Genius: Treasures from the Bodleian Library, on view at the Morgan Library & Museum from June 6 to September 14, celebrates more than two thousand years of the creative genius of authors, composers, artists,