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Nonfiction: 400 Years of Jerusalem Culture

“Jerusalem, 1000-1400,” edited by Barbara Drake Boehm and Melanie Holcomb, accompanies a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Anne Carson’s Splintered Brilliance

Cassandra (Twelve Characters from Shakespeare), etched and published by John Hamilton Mortimer, 1776. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Olga Sichel and Max Philippson, 1962 I love Anne Carson’s work dearly though I suspect I am too stupid for it. Show More Summary

Essays from the MET

2 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

beautiful-belgium: In addition to a superb online gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website offers hundreds of essays relating to art and history. I have selected some of the essays that concern early Netherlandish and Flemish artists as well as topics related to these artists. Jan van Eyck (ca. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Abraham Brueghel still life

Pomegranates and Other Fruit in a Landscape, Abraham Brueghel In the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the download or zoom links under their image. This 17th century still life is an example of how tenuous the attribution of historic art can be. Over time, it has been ascribed to Diego Velázquez, Giuseppe Ruoppoli, and Giovanni […]

didoofcarthage: Black-figure aryballos (oil flask), signed by...

didoofcarthage: Black-figure aryballos (oil flask), signed by Nearchos as potter Greek (Attic), Archaic Period, c. 570 B.C. erracotta Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Costume Institute's 'Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion' Showcases Its Best Pieces From the Past 10 Years

It's been 10 years since the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute dedicated an exhibition exclusively to new acquisitions, so the fall 2016 exhibit "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion," open to the public on Friday in the Anna Wintour Costume Center, showcases the... Continue reading

Severini, Gino (1883-1966) - 1915 The Society Violinist...

3 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Severini, Gino (1883-1966) - 1915 The Society Violinist (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Charcoal on paper; 65.5 54 cm. Gino Severini was an Italian painter who synthesized the styles of Futurism...Show More Summary

The Gift of Simplicity in America’s Love Affair with the Shakers

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Metropolitan Museum of Art examines the emergence of 19th-century Shaker minimalism, and its influence on American Modernism. The post The Gift of Simplicity in America’s Love Affair with the Shakers appeared first on Hyperaller...

Eye Candy for Today: Cecilia Beaux portrait of Ernesta

Ernesta, Cecilia Beaux In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Use the download or zoom links below the image on their site. This beautiful and sensitive portrait by the extraordinary American painter Cecilia Beaux is of her niece, Ernesta Drinker. Ernesta was one of Beaux’s favorite subjects, and she painted her numerous […]

The Art Historian Trying to Save Venice From Being Killed by Cruise Ships

The Italian art historian Salvatore Settis, smiling and dapper in a brown suit, was standing by the information desk in the Great Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art talking to a tourist. Settis, who's been described as akin to a Jane Jacobs of Italy and whose new book If ... More »

Eye Candy for Today: Franz Xaver Winterhalter’s portrait of Maria Beck

Countess Alexander Nikolaevitch Lamsdorff (Maria Ivanovna Beck), Franz Xaver Winterhalter In the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the download or enlarge links under their image. Winterhalter’s portrait makes nice use of variation in edges; compare the sharp edges of the cuffs and collar of the dress to the softness at the edges of the hands. […]

A Podcaster Crafts Site-Specific Audio Experiences for the Met

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Over 10 episodes, Nate DiMeo of The Memory Palace podcast is exploring the historical narratives of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The post A Podcaster Crafts Site-Specific Audio Experiences for the Met appeared first on Hyperaller...

MoMA Has Acquired the Original Emojis from Japan for its Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MoMA) in New York has announced it has acquired the world’s original emoji set, created by Japanese mobile phone company NTT Docomo in the 1990s, for its collection. Although colorful emojis ranging from...Show More Summary

From van Gogh to William Blake, the Met Spotlights a Masterpiece a Week

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

For the 100th anniversary of the Department of Drawings and Prints, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is selecting a different work to highlight each week. The post From van Gogh to William Blake, the Met Spotlights a Masterpiece a Week appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Apple to co-sponsor 2017 Met Gala without co-chair position

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced plans for the 2017 Met Gala, where Apple will be a sponsor for the second year in a row.

Apple continues its focus on fashion, will again sponsor the annual Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its annual Costume Institute exhibition and gala and Apple again will be one of the sponsors for the event, according to Vogue. The 2017 Met Gala theme will be “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.” For those unfamiliar, Res Kawakubo is a prominent fashion design, while Comme des Garçons is her label. more… Filed under: Apple

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons Will Be Costume Institute's Big Spring 2017 Show

After months of speculation, the big spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will center on the influential designer Rei Kawakubo and her line, Comme de Garçons. The museum said the show will look at herShow More Summary

2017 Met Gala Theme Might Include Gender-Neutral Designs

last monthLGBT / Gay : Out.com

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that Comme des Garçons’s Rei Kawakubo would be featured for next year's gala.

Rei Kawakubo Will Be 2nd Living Designer Ever to Get a Costume Institute Exhibition

After months of speculation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Friday morning that its 2017 spring Costume Institute exhibit and gala will honor legendary Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo. This will be just the second spring exhibit in the museum's history to spotlight a... Continue reading

Met Gala 2017 Theme Revealed

last monthLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that the theme for its 2017 Costume Institute exhibition and gala will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.

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