Friday, June 12, 2009

Check this out: Morgan Library goes into stacks, pulls out set designs | Upstaged | Time Out New York:

And if you haven’t dropped by since the Renzo Piano addition opened, the Morgan Library itself feels more than ever like a marvelous stage set, with J.P. Morgan’s blood-red sitting room pulsing in the middle of a chilly, elegant glass enclosure. After you’ve goggled at the Goncharova and the Bel Geddes and the Ming Cho Lee, be sure to spend some time in the old robber baron’s industrialist’s lair. After all, for a while there, America was his show, and he stage-managed us all.

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