The New York Times has an article which is the follow-up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recent decision to return two statues to Cambodia. This refers to the several other museums that own works believed to have been taken fromShow More Summary
The Civil War is still an irrevocable wrent through America’s indelible fabric. As part of The Met Reframed, a new artist residency program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid) teamed up with Jeff L. Show More Summary
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has forgotten that clothes and fashion are not art. When you go to see the PUNK: Chaos to Couture exhibit, which opened on May 9 and runs until August 14, you may think you stumbled instead into a luxury couturier's boutique. Show More Summary
There’s more to the Met this spring than PUNK. Writer Nancy Lazarus headed up to the roof. (Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art) And how many rains must fall before the stains are washed clean? This question, posed by Pakistani poet Salima Hashmi, is at the heart of Imran Quereshi‘s latest work, created for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s roof garden. Show More Summary
A large-scale site-specific work of art by Imran Qureshi (b. 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan)?an artist known for his unique style of combining the motifs, symbolism, and ornamental techniques of Islamic art with modern conceptual approaches?is the 2013 installation on The Iris and B. Show More Summary
Doldrums @ BVSXSW 2013 (more by Bruno Simões) As mentioned, Liars have two upcoming NYC shows: the "multimedia, site-specific performance" in the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 18 (sold out); and then a...
photo by Katharine K. Zarrella A graffiti-covered bathroom from the legendary music club CBGB has been recreated in exacting detail for the exhibition “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The exhibition runs until August 14, 2013. photo by Tracy Feldstein photo via The Metropolitan Museum of Art [...]
The portrait of Juan de Pareja by Velázquez that hangs in a gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan is surrounded by other estimable works, even a few of genius. But this work compels the viewer to look.
"Graffiti & Agitprop" gallery Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of CBGB bathroom, New York, 1975 Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art "Hardware" gallery Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art "Destroy" gallery Source:...Show More Summary
Although last week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced that it would repatriate two statues from the Koh Ker temple complex after receiving evidence they had been looted, the foreign press is somewhat scathingly noting...Show More Summary
With all apologies to Neil Young, this is the story of Johnny Rotten, or at least the story of his clothes. PUNK: Chaos to Couture, which opens today at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and runs through August 14, argues that Punk rock and its accompanying look didn’t fade away, but rather lingers on in our culture in an important way. Show More Summary
Last month we saw Style Wars: A Trump Card game – a pack of playing cards featuring a selection of iconic menswear designers. This time around with playing cards: fashion illustrator Blue Logan teams up with Moda Operandi to release… Metropolitan Museum of Art “PUNK: Chaos to Couture Playing Cards” is a post by Denise Taw on Selectism.
Get a sneak peak of the Costume Institute's new exhibit "Punk: Chaos to Couture" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click through our slideshow for a taste of the groundbreaking fashions from Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, and mo...
Dark eyeliner and deep necklines were the trademark looks on the red carpet this weekend at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City. Actors, musicians, socialites, and models turned out dressed to the...Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala on Monday night sporting some sort of floral dress over her pregnant frame. The ever-derisive peanut gallery of Twitter and Tumblr was quick to cut Kardashian...Show More Summary
Get it?? Cuz the theme was punk?? LOLz! Though reps from both Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art have officially said they were thrilled to have Kanye West perform at this year's Met Gala, sources are saying opinions vary behind the scenes. After Blondie gave their performance, Yeezy went up as planned. But what [...]
Toilets and urinals aren’t typical fodder for red-carpet conversation, but stall talk dominated on Monday evening as galagoers ascended the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in ensembles that ranged from clownish to sublime. Guests...Show More Summary
Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky hit the red carpet together at the 2013 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 6) in New York City. The 33-year-old former First Daughter wore a Burberry silk tulle dress with flower and crystal embroidery, black satin capelet, clutch bag and shoes. [...]
Excited to show off a very dramatic outfit, Doutzen Kroes attended the 2013 Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 6). The Victoria's Secret Angel positively...Show More Summary
Never one to miss a fabulous party, Cara Delevingne arrived at the 2013 Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 6). The 20-year-old model opted for a long-sleeved black Burberry gown with a neck cut down to her belly and gold studs on the top. Show More Summary