Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Kelly Baum as Curator of Postwar and Contemporary Art in the Museum?s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. For the past five years, Ms. Show More Summary
centuriespast: JUAN DE FLANDES Saints Michael and Francis 1505-09 Tempera and oil on wood, 94 x 87 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Amati “King” cello, the earliest of its kind, will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from June 11. It is on special loan to the Met from the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota. press release: Location: The André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments, Gallery 684 Dates: June 11—September 8, […]
didoofcarthage: Aristotle with a Bust of Homer by Rembrant van Rijn Netherlands, 1653 oil on canvas Metropolitan Museum of Art
The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art has a very-well received exhibit, “China: Through the Looking Glass” (7 May–16 August, 2015), which “explores the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion and how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries.” One of the objects displayed is a (rather fetching) "Quiproquo" cocktail dress by Christian Dior (1951), […]
rubenista: Galatea as she becomes human: detail of Pygmalion and Galatea by Jean-Léon Gérôme (1872) [Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition Van Gogh: Irises and Roses is on display though August 16. Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) brought his work in Provence to a close with exuberant bouquets of spring flowers. A year had gone by...Show More Summary
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kutxx: 3. Joos van Cleve The Annunciation c. 1525, oil on panel, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Still Life with Cake, Raphaelle Peale In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use zoom or download links under image. Texture. Yummy, yummy texture!
A trio of art activists has filed a federal lawsuit against New York City claiming their First-Amendment rights were violated during a protest last year outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
All eyes were on the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Met Gala 2015 earlier this month as Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna, Cher and Beyonce took to the red carpet with some remarkable looks embodying the theme, China: Through the Looking Glass. The Anna Wintour Costume Center’s highly anticipated exhibition of the same name, China: Through […]
“They were charged with unlawful posting of advertisements for projecting images critical of Koch and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Even someone who’s not a lawyer can tell that there are two problems with that charge. The statute defines ‘posting’ as sticking to something. Images and projections don’t stick, and no advertisements were involved.”
Granola guy #1: So what did you do last night? Granola guy #2: I watched Rain Man and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? with Cara. It was Oscarworthy-portrayals-of-the-mentally-challenged movie night. –Metropolitan Museum of Art
Charles Le Brun’s monumental portrait Everhard Jabach and His Family purchased last year by the Metropolitan Museum of Art has been restored and is now on display in the museum’s European Paintings Gallery alongside other French works from the 17th century. Feast your eyes upon this pair of very satisfying before and after pictures: The [...]
ancientpeoples: Ceremonial vase for eater Late 6th Century BC, Terracotta loutrophoros, Archaic Greek, black-figure, 70.5 cm The Metropolitan Museum of Art Inv. 27.228 Prothesis (laying out of the dead); below, horsemen On the neck, mourners Loutrophoroi were used to fetch water for the bridal bath and for certain funerary rites. Show More Summary
Iris Apfel, a retired businesswoman and fashion lover, rose to fame in 2005 when the Metropolitan Museum of Art mounted an exhibition celebrating her ability to transform herself into an otherworldly creature through clothes and accessories. It was a modest display housed in the Costume Institute, and it featured selections from her personal collection of […]
French artist Pierre Huyghe installed the third in a new series of site-specific commissions for The Metropolitan Museum of Art?s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. Huyghe has spent the past 25 years working across media to create ritualistic situations and immersive encounters. Show More Summary
The exuberant bouquets of spring flowers that punctuate Van Gogh?s work in Provence have been reunited in Van Gogh: Irises and Roses at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition brings together for the first time the quartet ofShow More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art have each acquired a significant work by the leading visual artist of the Harlem Renaissance, Aaron Douglas (American, 1899?1979). The two paintings Let My People Go (ca....Show More Summary