The current exhibition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work on view at The Morgan Library and Museum is a refreshing reminder that creativity can break the bounds of simple labels like painter or writer.
Drawing Exhibitions and Auctions in New York City
This is a rare chance to see many old master drawings that are not on view to the public because they are in private collections. We remind our readers to take advantage of auction previews as often as they can.
Drawing New York will be organizing gallery tours for Master Drawings New York 2019. We will post the information about upcoming tours on our site, as well as sending them to our email list.
While the painting show, Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum is getting a lot of press, we highly recommend Devotion to Drawing — Delacroix Drawings, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from July 17th through November 12, 2018.
Jacopo Tintoretto (1518–1594) was among the most distinctive artists of the Italian Renaissance, but his drawings have never received the attention they deserve and remain unfamiliar even to many scholars.
We are lucky to have so many incredible drawing exhibitions in New York City on a regular basis. Here are four for you to see for Summer 2018.
This exhibition once again proves that drawing is often a refuge for artists who, with successful portrait studios, find solace in the simplicity and complexity of the art of drawing for itself.
Go to the American Wing, in the back, take the glass elevator to M, which feels like a small half-floor, and there you will find 53 fantastic pieces by American painters who created work in Italy.