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Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA
April 29 - May 7, 2017
Recurring daily
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Drawing became modern in the 18th century, when it left the confines of the artist’s studio to enter an expanded field of discourse, culture, politics, and social life. This exhibition traces the emergence of the modern understanding of drawing from the 18th through the 19th century in multiple senses: as an autonomous form of expression, an index of the artist’s style, an object of aesthetic contemplation, an epistemological tool, and a commodity. More

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium