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Metropolitan Museum of Art buys Egyptian art about to be auctioned

6 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Art world condemned the planned auction of the 4,000-year-old Treasure of Harageh collection housed in St. Louis

An Awkward Date at the Modern

Metropolitan Diary: A woman described the nervousness she and her companion felt wandering through the Museum of Modern Art and wondering what would happen.

Kissing in the Rain

A scene from outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a cloudy Wednesday in New York.

Major new Singer Sargent exhibition announced - in London and New York

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends will be on display next year at the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. I'm sure this will delight many fans... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Strangely Familiar: The Art of the Chinese Album

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Art of the Chinese Album, the outrageously beautiful exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, chronicles nearly 800 years of variations on a hybrid theme: painting and the book, fused into cinematically sequenced images, a meditative synthesis that speaks to our cultural disarray with startling immediacy.

Exquisite Eighteenth Century Game Table

6 months agoHumor : Neatorama

YouTube Link This beautiful game table from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art was designed and built by acclaimed German cabinetmaker David Roentgen. Once owned by a wealthy European family, the table features separate...Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Bloemaert tree studies

Studies of Two Pollard Willows, Abraham Bloemaert Pen and brown ink with watercolor. Roughly 8×12 inches (20x30cm). In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Simple, direct and beautifully economical observation from nature. Not a superfluous line.

My 'Moment" at The Met and Why You Might Need One, Too

Recently, I had a "moment" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. My husband and I were visiting New York from Colorado without our young kids: a rare trip designed to be all about spontaneity, like before we had children. We hadn't necessarily planned to visit museums, or anything, really. Show More Summary

Remarks at 'threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria' Event

Remarks of John Kerry Secretary of State at 'threats to cultural heritage in Iraq and Syria' Event at the opening of the exhibition “Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age” at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 22, 2014. Show More Summary

Watch: At Home with Pablo Bronstein

6 months agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

Why settle for an ordinary vacation home when you can have a “baroque event”? Frieze recently visited artist Pablo Bronstein—who you may recall from the mythical architectural history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that he conjured...Show More Summary

Costume Institute to Work With Wong Kar-wai in a Show Focused on China

6 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

Mr. Wong, the film director, will serve as artistic director for “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion,” opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in May.

A Look Inside Fumihiko Maki's Gorgeous New Museum For Islamic Art

The Aga Khan, designed by Fumihiko Maki, is North America's first museum dedicated to Islamic art. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art made headlines in 2011 when it reopened its Islamic art galleries after years of renovation. Amid...Show More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence Made the Co-Chair of the 2015 Met Gala!

So exciting! Jennifer Lawrence has been named the co-chair of the 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit. The theme for this coming year’s Met Gala will be “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion.” PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lawrence According to Vogue: “Chinese Whispers” will [...]

Three Arrested, Charged in Koch Plaza Protest at Metropolitan Museum

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

On Tuesday evening, at the end of an action staged by Occupy Museums at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to protest the unveiling of the David H. Koch Plaza, three members of The Illuminator were arrested.

The Costume Institute's Next Exhibit Is All About a Game of Telephone

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

Aptly following the end of NYFW, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has just announced that the Costume Institute's May exhibition will be "Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion," on view from May 7 through Aug. 16. Show More Summary

In Response to Controversial Funder, Protestors Rechristen Met Museum Plaza

7 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

A masked likeness of David H. Koch argued with protestors outside of The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday evening. It shouted: “Get away from me! I own you! I own this place! I own a great portion of the resources of the earth!...

Met Museum unveils David Koch $65M plaza

As the Harlem Teen Choir sang "New York, New York," billionaire industrialist David Koch inaugurated the new fountains in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday morning. They are a part... To view the full story, click the title link.

Behold, The Met's Newly Renovated 70,706-Square-Foot Plaza

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new David H. Koch Plaza is now open, and includes "completely new fountains, paving, and facade lighting, along with allées and bosques of trees leading to the Museum's entrances from north and south,...Show More Summary

In Search of Intimacy: Fall Museum Shows in New York

7 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Skimming through various museum sites for their fall schedules, the first thing that caught my eye was a notice for The Art of the Chinese Album at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

News: Apps of the Week: The Met, Iconic, Infinity Blade 1.4 + more

7 months agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

New Apps The Met (free) — The country’s largest art museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, has released its own official app — The Met. A great starting point for visiting the museum, the app lets users browse listings of current exhibitions and daily events. Show More Summary

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