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Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books exhibit opens Sept. 22 at Gardner Museum

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BOSTON, MA (August 2016) – Rarely seen, exquisite Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books make this a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books showcases over 65 Renaissance paintings hidden between the covers of rare books in Boston’s libraries and museums. The works – remarkable for their beauty and jewel-like colors – will be on view at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston from Sept. 22 through Jan. 16, 2017. At the heart of the show is a remarkable trove of illuminated manuscripts from celebrated Renaissance libraries. Written, illustrated, and bound by the hands of leading artists for popes, ...

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Interview: Stefano Arienti on “Ailanthus” Outdoor Art at Gardner Museum

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Italian artisti Stefano Arienti talks about "Ailanthus," his outdoor artwork displayed at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new wing.

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Gardner Museum Opens New Wing Designed by Renzo Piano

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The Italian architect presented his latest creation in Boston on January 11, 2012. The new building doubles the Gardner museum's space.

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Gardner Museum highlights diverse collection of Italian art with new exhibit

Sandro Botticelli, The Tragedy of Lucretia, ca. 1500-01. © Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. Photo: Thomas Lingner

A new special exhibit, Illuminating the Serenissima: Books of the Republic of Venice, on display at the Isabella Gardner Museum from May 3 to June 19.

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