Archive for the ‘Group Tour’ Category

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Featuring some seventy masterpieces of drawings, books, maps, and letters from the Morgan’s rich holdings, the exhibition Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan chronicles the artistic production of the city of Venice and its territories during the republic’s Golden Age, the sixteenth century. The exhibition features striking examples by great masters of the period, including Paris Bordone, Vittore
Carpaccio, Lorenzo Lotto, Jacopo Tintoretto, Titian, and Paolo Veronese.

Offering compelling insights into contemporary art, religion, and culture, Renaissance Venice addresses topics such as the portrait in Venetian art, Venice and the landscape tradition, religious and civic life, artistic innovations in printmaking and drawing, book publishing and cartography, and the role of
foreign artists in the city. This is the first presentation and study of these drawings as a group and the first show in the United States on this theme.

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The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011 celebrates the 200th anniversary of the
Commissioners’ Plan of 1811, the foundational document that established Manhattan’s famous street
grid. Featuring an original hand-drawn map of New York’s planned streets and avenues prepared by the
Commission in 1811, as well as other rare historic maps, photographs and prints of the evolution of the
city’s streets, and original manuscripts and publications that document the city’s physical growth, the
exhibition examines the grid’s initial design, implementation, and evolution. The Greatest Grid traces
the enduring influence of the 1811 plan as the grid has become a defining feature of the city, shaping
its institutions and public life.