Carnegie Museum of Art to Show Tapestries and Prints from the Collection

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PITTSBURGH, PA.- Carnegie Museum of Art presents the dynamic new exhibition Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection, opening December 19, 2009. Highlighting a selection of six large-scale tapestries dating from the 16th and 17th centuries and 40 prints from Carnegie Museum of Art’s collection, the exhibition explores the historical popularity of tapestries as well as the patrons, artists, and studios that created the taste for tapestries. The tapestries on view are: • Alexander Entering Babylon in Triumph, from The Life of Alexander, designed in