Design History & Decorative Arts

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Visitors to Versailles 1682-1789, Journeys France – New York

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The exhibition, Visitors to Versailles 1682–1789, moves to The Met Fifth Avenue New York, a journey creator Louis XIV wouldn’t have contemplated in his lifetime

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National Gallery Singapore – Rirkrit Tiravanija, Bamboo Maze

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National Gallery of Singapore commissioned international artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, to produce a large bamboo maze installation for its Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Study of the Torso of a Male Nude Seen from the Back. Black chalk, with lead-white gouache highlights. Albertina, Vienna (123)

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, by David Rankin

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David Rankin visits the Michelangelo exhibition at The Met NY and asks “How do you look at and talk about a genius of this order, one so breathtakingly gifted?”