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
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 »
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
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 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
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!
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
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 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 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.
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.
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. [...]
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
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 [...]
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
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.
> at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images)" data-credit="Getty Images" data-mep="253970" src="http://o.aolcdn.com/dims-shared/dims3/GLOB/crop/1676x29Show More Summary
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 [...]
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
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?