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Michelangelo: La Dotta Mano at the NYPL

It’s not a work of fiction, but some are calling Michelangelo: La Dotta Mano (“the learned hand,” “the wise hand”) the most beautiful book in the world. The 62-pound hand-made volume–which features images of Michelangelo’s work and samples of his poetry, as well as commentary on the artist’s life and work–will be on display at the New York Public Library from Tuesday, December 2 through Monday, December 8. You can also see the book’s marble cover and take a tour of its interior here on FMR’s (its publisher’s) website. It takes six months and Renaissance artisan skills to hand-make a […]

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recommended exhibit: Eudora Welty in New York

Fellow NYCers and fans of Fiction Goddess Eudora Welty, this one’s for you. Today at 2 PM, curator Sean Corcoran will lead a tour (free with museum admission) of the Museum of the City of New York’s exhibition Eudora Welty in New York: Photographs of the Early 1930s. For more information on today’s event, read this, and to learn about the exhibit itself (which runs through February 16) and teaser photos, go here.