Victoria Beckham has dismissed recent rumors that her marriage to David Beckham is in trouble, insisting that she has nothing to prove and is completely content with her husband of sixteen years, with whom she has four children. Show More Summary
Garden Landscape, Louis Comfort Tiffany & Studio Favrille-glass mosaic, 103×114 in (263×290 cm); in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tiffany may have made this in preparation for work on the even larger Dream Garden mosaic, here in Philadelphia, on which he collaborated with Maxfield Parrish. I love the subtle, painterly representation of […]
One of the world's greatest art collections gets a modern twist. Instead of a droning docent guiding you through the treasures of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City's world-famous art museum, why not ask a few of the greatest rappers of our time instead? Read Full Story
The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective: how he painted, what was his thought process and execution. Show More Summary
Madame X (Courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of Art) When John Singer Sargent painted Louisiana native turned Parisian socialite Virginie Gautreau in a little black dress his artwork highlighted her notorious nature and reputation. The 1884 Salon exhibit of the oil portrait Madame X created a scandal and her social standing was ruined. Show More Summary
On Oct. 1, 2015, the Savannah College of Art and Design debuted SCAD FASH, a preeminent fashion museum in one of the country?s largest metropolitan areas. Situated within the SCAD Atlanta main facility at 1600 Peachtree St., the museum hosts international fashion exhibitions, films and lectures for students and the public. Show More Summary
A new project translates rap lyrics into a curated tour of the Met.
The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York in collaboration with Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, have organized the most complete retrospective, so far, on the Indian artist Nasreen Mohamedi (1937- 1990), a leading pioneer of modern abstract art in Asia. Show More Summary
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that Jennifer Russell?who has been the Museum's Associate Director for Exhibitions since 2010, and who worked previously at the Met as Associate Director for Collections and Administration (1993-96)?will retire at the end of December. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been named the world's #1 museum in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice? awards. TripAdvisor highlights the top museums around the world based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings, gathered over a 12-month period. Show More Summary
Carved into wood and hammered out of stone, centuries of African art history are now on display at Kongo: Majesty and Power, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The new exhibit, which opens today, features nearly 150 statues, masks,...Show More Summary
A landmark presentation that will radically redefine our understanding of Africa?s relationship with the West, Kongo: Power and Majesty, opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this September, will focus on one of the continent?s most...Show More Summary
If great museums are on your radar, these 10 museums would be a good place to start. TripAdvisor travelers weighed in and selected the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City as the top museum in the U.S. and in the world. The Getty Center in Brentwood and the aircraft carrier Midway in San...
After a prestigious 14-year run as the curator in charge of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, Harold Koda will be stepping down in January. Andrew Bolton, his fellow curator and former Out Tastemaker, was chosen asShow More Summary
The ensemble, called The Orchestra Now, provides free tuition, health benefits, and a $24,000 annual stipend. This year TON will be performing at Bard, Carnegie Hall, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and plans to give free concerts in New York City’s outer boroughs and East Village.
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that Harold Koda, who has been Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute since 2000, will step down on January 8, 2016. Campbell also announced that Andrew Bolton, currently a Curator in the department, will become Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute upon Mr. Show More Summary
Last night, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute announced that Andrew Bolton, curator of the department, will be taking over for curator in charge Harold Koda, who will officially step down in January. The owlishly bespectacled Koda is known for his sweeping retrospectives on Poiret, Schiaparelli and Prada, and... More »
Christie?s announced a dedicated auction on October 27 of English furniture and decorative arts from New York?s celebrated Metropolitan Museum of Art. Titled Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: American Collecting in the English...Show More Summary
Curator Andrew Bolton will head up the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute beginning next year, according to The New York Times. He succeeds fellow curator Harold Koda, who, as had been previously reported, will retire in January. A rep for the museum could not immediately be... Continue reading