Nearly 100 masterworks from the 15th through the 20th centuries—accompanied by new research and fresh insights—went on view at the Cantor Arts Center May 22 in 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition, which is organized thematically, includes a markedly broad spectrum of works, ranging from the early Renaissance to early Modernism. As such it is a panoramic depiction of the pivotal role played by drawing, or “disegno,” in the Italian design process. In that process, drawing encompasses both the mental formulation and the physical act of creation and focuses on the human

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