Mannerism Versus Modernism

Hans Hoffmann, An Affenpinscher (detail), 1580, watercolor and gouache on vellum. Kasper Collection, New York.

The Morgan Library & Museum presents over one hundred drawings and photographs from the collection assembled by American fashion designer Herbert Kasper—known simply as Kasper. The collection, exceptional for its distinctive character and superb quality, is being exhibited to the public for the first time. Mannerism and Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs is being held at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City through May 1st, 2011.