‘Visions of Dante’ exhibition opens at the Johnson Museum

Sep 16, 2021 210

A new exhibition on the Ithaca campus celebrates the enduring legacy of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) and showcases one of the most significant collections on the writer in the United States.

“Visions of Dante” opens Sept. 14 at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, timed to mark the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death. The exhibition of approximately 100 works in various media will explore the visual nature of Dante’s “Divine Comedy,” presenting it as a source for artists, furthering Dante scholarship and providing access for diverse learners to Dante’s concepts and themes.

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