Fantasy and the Medieval Past

For 150 years, Americans have been fascinated by the medieval past. Drawing from the work…
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Location
Delaware Art Museum
Date
Saturday, December 4

Event Details

Date
Saturday, December 4

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Location

Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway,
Wilmington, DE 19806

Presented By
Delaware Art Museum
Event Type
Ticket Cost
Price: Free with Museum admission

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Description

For 150 years, Americans have been fascinated by the medieval past. Drawing from the work of contemporary illustrators Tony DiTerlizzi, Leo and Diane Dillon, and Ian Schoenherr, as well as historical works from the Museum’s Howard Pyle collection, this exhibition takes a look at the fantasy medieval realms of some of our beloved young adult reads. From magical creatures, castle complexes, and images of knighthood, prepare to be transported into re-imaginations of the medieval world that reflect contemporary America’s changing understanding of gender equality, cultural identity, disability, and difference. Learn more at delart.org.

Image: Stories and Lies, 2012. Illustration for Bitterblue, Graceling Realm Book 3, by Kristin Cashore, (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2012). Ian Schoenherr (born 1966). Ink on paper, composition: 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, sheet: 9 3/4 x 12 inches. Courtesy of the artist. © Ian Schoenherr.

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