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September 04, 2018

Marks of Collaboration: Drawings in Context

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Centered on the Museum’s recently acquired design for a painted glass window by Christoph Murer, this installation explores the ways in which sixteenth-century Swiss designers and glass painters communicated with each other through drawings. With a selection of five works, the display investigates how visual and textual information provided by designers, guided the execution of paintings on glass. Through close study, visitors can uncover the designer’s cues and grasp how these two sorts of artists worked together so successfully. Curated by Edina Adam.

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