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"Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders"

From griffins and giants to demons and dragons, monsters have enthralled people throughout time. In medieval art and literature, these fanciful creatures give form to fears, curiosities, and fantasies of the unfamiliar and the unknown. Medieval Monsters, organized by the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, presents a lively array of monsters that appear in more than 50 illuminated manuscripts from the European Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Each of the three sections of the exhibition—Terrors, Aliens, and Wonders—will explore the ways monsters functioned as the embodiment of power, the representation of marginalized groups in society, or the inspiration of awe.

When:

Oct. 27, 2019-Jan. 12, 2020

Where:

Blanton Museum of Art AUSTIN, Texas

More Information:

Phone: 512-471-7324

Website: blantonmuseum.org/exhibition/medieval-monsters-terrors-aliens-wonders/

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