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Gallery Talk: Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Dec 06 2022
Gallery Talk: Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment

William Playfair, Scottish, The History of Jacobinism, Its Crimes and Perfidies, 1795. Red leather and marble bound book with etchings and engravings. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Patrice Higonnet, M21315.1–33.

Join conservation technician Yi Bin Liang. for a focused talk on 18th-century book binding in the exhibition Dare to Know.

Join conservation technician Yi Bin Liang for an in-depth exploration of 18th-century methods and techniques of book binding in a close examination of works on view in the special exhibition Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment.

Featuring approximately 150 works on paper and other related objects, Dare to Know explores how the graphic arts inspired, shaped, and gave immediacy to new ideas in the Enlightenment era by encouraging individuals to follow their own reason

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$20
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32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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    • Wheelchair Access

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