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Adapting Wolf Hall: Mike Poulton Talks at the Morgan Library/ Contretemps at the PEN Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.09.2015 | Books
Regina Weinreich

But this was an unusually interesting night at the Morgan, the eve of the PEN gala, and many in the room were slated to attend the writers' annual dinner that would honor Charlie Hebdo's Gerard Biard and Jean-Baptiste Thoret accepting the Freedom of Expression Courage Award on behalf of the magazine.

The History Of Animals In Art, Literature And Music

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

The Morgan Library is exhibiting a collection of works illustrating how history's greatest artists, writers and musicians were inspired by animals. ...

Anonymous Scott

Carolyn Vega | Posted 11.15.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Recently, I read Scott's letters to the Marchioness of Abercorn. Their correspondence began in 1806 (with a letter, incidentally, that contains the earliest surviving reference to his work on The Lady of the Lake), and for a number of years they wrote each other frequently.

What Makes A Book Rare?

nytimes.com | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

Before he became the first name of a bank, J. P. Morgan was a Wall Street mogul who, a century ago, bequeathed his collection of 14,000 or so rare boo...

Artists Make Lists Too: Picasso, Leger, Calder

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Margie Goldsmith

In December of 1963, realist painter Adolf Konrad planned to travel to Rome and Egypt, so he made a packing list -- not quite the kind of list you o...

PHOTOS: 6 Hot Valentine's Ideas Across The Country

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

With Valentine's Day around the corner, GloboMaestro asked its insider experts to reveal their most romantic destination spots. From a "Sex and Scien...

Where Art Is Spoken -- Three Midtown Magnets

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"Contraband" is the culmination of photographer Taryn Simon's 5-day documentation of every single item -- from sandwiches to firearms -- seized from international flights at JFK Airport in New York.

Mark Twain at NYC's Morgan Library

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Margie Goldsmith

What makes the Morgan Library collection so unique is that it deals with a recurring theme in Twain's work: his critical attitude towards the rapidly modernizing America. Beneath his humor is rage, anger and disillusionment.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

For those of you who have yet to show off your legs this summer, perhaps you can learn a lesson or two from Albrecht Dürer's idea of beauty.