NY Historical Society to Host the ‘Madeline in New York’ Exhibit

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By Maryann Yin Comments

9780670445806HThe New York Historical Society will host an exhibition called “Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans.”

This art show was organized to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of the first Madeline picture book. It will open on July 04, 2014 and close on October 13, 2014.

Visitors will see more than 90 original art pieces. This exhibit will showcase illustrations from all the books in the Madeline series as well as “Bemelmans’ drawings of the old Ritz Hotel in New York, murals from a rediscovered Paris bistro, panels from the Onassis yacht, and a cache of fabrics based on an early picture book.”