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"The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design" opens at the Metropolitan Museum

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

In 1855, Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris, student friends at Oxford, decided to abandon their theological studies and become artists. They turned for guidance to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, a leader of the recently disbanded Pre-Raphaelite...Show More Summary

Saltz: Here’s Exactly What the Metropolitan Museum of Art Needs to Do When It Rebuilds the Modern-Art Wing

Dear Metropolitan Museum of Art: Congratulations on the announcement that you’re going to rebuild the entire Lila Acheson Wallace Wing, where you keep the modern and contemporary art. Not only is it an intriguing shot across all other New York museums' bows: Saying that you’re likely to demolish the whole... More »

Met Puts High-Res Files Online

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has been offering high res digital image files for some time, but now they're making additional high-res files available for free download. This link takes you to the browse page. William Trost...Show More Summary

A Trove Of 400,000 Images From The Met That You Can Use For Free

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has put a collection of 400,000 (and growing) images online and made it all available for free use. Read more...

First Lady Michelle Obama promotes arts education program with White House talent show

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage WASHINGTON — Count on singing and dancing, maybe even a few magic tricks, when the curtain goes upShow More Summary

Art Rx

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, you can discover the family history of a Goya masterpiece at the Metropolitan Museum, listen to the creator of the House of Cards TV series talk about politics, or snag a wonderful work of art at WagMag's benefit. And remember that this week is your last chance to see the wonderful Maria Lassnig show at MoMA PS1 — don't say we didn't worn you!

Metropolitan Museum acquires monumental portrait by Charles Le Brun

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum has purchased Charles Le Brun?s monumental portrait of Everhard Jabach and his family. In making the announcement, Mr. Campbell said:...Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Degas’ portrait of Manet

Edouard Manet, Seated, Holding His Hat, Edgar Degas In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click on the image on the Met’s page for a zoomable version or use the download arrow. I remember being struck by seeing this drawing in one of the volumes of the old Time Life Library of Art (The World of […]

The ocean and its creatures as art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City just announced that it making more than 400,000 digital images of public domain art available on its website free of charge for non-commercial use. I am sure is making art history departments...Show More Summary

Rejuvenate your Creativity with the National Academy School’s Summer Classes & Workshops

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Rejuvenate your creativity this summer by studying art in the heart of New York City’s Museum Mile. Located steps away from Central Park, the Guggenheim, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Academy School is a powerful launching point for energizing your artistic journey.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images, with Restriction

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Late last Friday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it has made 400,000 images of artworks in its collection available for free download — but the move comes with a major caveat: the images are only intended for noncommercial, scholarly use.

Over 400,000 Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Collection Are Now Available Online for Non-Commercial Use

6 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Last week The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it is making more than 400,000 high resolution digital images of public domain artworks freely available online. The museum is making the works available for non-commercial use as part of its Open Access for Scholarly Content initiative. The collection can be browsed on the Met’s website. [...]

MoMA Online

6 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MoMA) has announced that nearly 400,000 artworks in its collection are available for free download. I tested its collection website and downloaded Balthus' Thérèse Dreaming (1938). The model was pubescent Thérèse Blanchard, whose family were neighbours of Balthus in Paris. Show More Summary

Met acquires monumental Le Brun portrait

A year ago the Metropolitan Museum of Art only had a few drawings by French baroque master Charles Le Brun, a major hole in their collection since Le Brun was First Painter of King Louis XIV (the king said Le Brun was “the greatest French painter of all time”) and enormously influential for centuries after [...]

Metropolitan Museum initiative provides free access to 400,000 digital images

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum?s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly...Show More Summary

Art Rx

6 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

You might be art'd out but that's why we've include a park, a Gowanus exhibition, an elevator-sized museum, and music at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (among other things) to give you a post-art fair buzz.

Rumor: Kendall Jenner was just photographed for VOGUE

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : StyleList

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Video Shows Solange Attacking Jay Z In An Elevator

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last week, Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Beyoncé’s sister Solange Knowles attended the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art. And today, TMZ released some video of the three artists getting into an ugly scrap at the Standard Hotel in NYC after the gala. The footage comes from the Standard’s [...]

Sarah Jessica Parker & Anna Wintour Discuss Met Gala on "Late Night"

Monday night's Met Gala was a huge success raising nearly 12 million dollars for the Museum of Metropolitan Art, and co-chair Sarah Jessica Parker stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers" to chat all about it. Sitting down with chair/Vogue...Show More Summary

Met Gala 2014: Who Was The Belle Of The Ball On The Red Carpet?

Billed as the most glamorous night of the fashion calendar, the Met Gala 2014 held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala truly did not disappoint. After last year's punk theme, old-school elegance once again was the order of the evening. Read the rest of the story at: Met Gala 2014: Who Was The Belle Of The Ball On The Red Carpet?

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