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Ex-Paramount chief Sherry Lansing and former Met Director Thomas Campbell to join Broad museum board

As the Broad marks its two-year anniversary Wednesday, the museum is announcing four new trustees to its board, including former Paramount Studios chief Sherry Lansing and former Metropolitan Museum of Art Director Thomas P. Campbell. The other two trustees come from within the Broad and the Eli...

Rodin at The Met honors centennial of the artist's death and celebrates museum's historic collection

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

On the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin (1840?1917), The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates its historic collection of the artist?s work in Rodin at The Met. Nearly 50 marbles, bronzes, plasters, and terracottas by Rodin, representing...Show More Summary

Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum for Third Year in a Row

Travel website TripAdvisor® today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Museums. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity… Read More ? The post Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum for Third Year in a Row appeared first on MuseumNext.

TripAdvisor awards reveals the world’s best museums

The world's very best museums have been revealed in a definitive new poll. And Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art has scooped the top accolade - for the third consecutive year.

Met acquires splendid gilded Egyptian coffin

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has acquired an exceptional gilded cartonnage coffin from Late Ptolemaic Period Egypt. Cartonnage was made of layers of linen or papyrus plastered together to create a material that when wet could be molded into a desired shape and then dried into a hard shell. The hardened shell was then painted […]

Why the Secrecy? No Shame in Collecting Antiquities, Surely?

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has acquired the gilded lid of a first-century Egyptian coffin [...] Since 1971, the coffin has been owned by a private collector (whose name is not disclosed on the Met’s website or in the release about the work). Show More Summary

Met Museum acquires ancient Egyptian gilded coffin

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has acquired an ancient Egyptian gilded cartonnage coffin from the first century B.C. The highly ornamented lid of the coffin is displayed prominently in the Museum's Lila Acheson Wallace Galleries for Egyptian Art (gallery 138), where it will be seen and enjoyed by millions of visitors. Show More Summary

Vuitton plans blockbuster Paris show of MoMA works

Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory" and Warhol's "Campbell's Soup Cans" will be among iconic works from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in a blockbuster show opening in Paris next month. With some 200 works, the show traces...Show More Summary

Preview: “Couture Beyond” showcases Guo Pei’s genius for over-the-top red carpet design

The imperial yellow, fur-lined cape Rihanna wore to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in 2015 was an instant icon that turned heads, cemented the singer’s status as a sartorial risk-taker and established Guo Pei’s genius for over-the-top red carpet design. The dress also launched a thousand memes on social media — with...

met-greekroman-art: Terracotta neck-amphora (jar), Greek and...

3 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

met-greekroman-art: Terracotta neck-amphora (jar), Greek and Roman Art Medium: Terracotta Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens 'Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China'

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

About a thousand years ago, the legendary Chinese landscape painter Guo Xi posed the question, ?In what does a gentleman?s love of landscape consist?? This question is at the heart of The Metropolitan Museum of Art?s Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China. Show More Summary

Channelling Rei Kawakubo at the Met

Amanda Yaggy writes about the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Rei Kawakubo exhibit, “The Art of the In-Between.”

Eye Candy for Today: Watanabe Seitei ink and color on silk

Bird on Branch Watching Spider, Watanabe Seitei Ink and color on silk; roughly 14 x 10 inches (36 x 26 cm); in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use the Download or Enlarge links under the image on their site. Even though the Read More...

The Met shows rarely seen treasures from its collection of American works on paper

last monthArts : Artdaily

More than three dozen rarely seen treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection of late 19th-century American works on paper will be featured in the exhibition Gilded Age Drawings at The Met, opening August 21. Created primarily...Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Hans Hoffmann watercolor and gouache hedgehog

A Hedgehog (Erinaceus roumanicus), Hans Hoffmann Watercolor and gouache on vellum; roughly 8 x 12 inches ( 21 x 31 cm). In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 16th century German artist Hans Hoffman was noted for his detailed paintings of animals and Read More...

BREAKING: That Big Fancy Gala We're Never Invited To Will Probably Definitely Rip Off 'The Young Pope' Next Year

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

So you know how the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute has a big themed fashion exhibit every year, which they launch with a huge gala organized by the iron fist of Anna Wintour and populated by celebrities and their...

A major museum has to return another looted artifact. Welcome to the dark side of the art world.

U.S. prosecutors recently seized a 2,300-year-old vase, painted by the great Greek artist Python, which had long been on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Evidence showed that tomb raiders had looted it in Italy in the 1970s. It is expected that the vase will ultimately be returned to Italy, as was the Euphronios […]

"The Metropolitans" by Carol Goodman (Reviewed by Cindy Hannikman)

Visit Carol Goodman's Website Here OVERVIEW: The day Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, four thirteen-year-olds converge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where an eccentric curator is seeking four uncommonly brave souls to track down the hidden...Show More Summary

Opensource Reprint: Nekyia “A South Italian Bell-Krater by Python in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

2 months agoArts : ARCAblog

Given the recent interest in the July 31, 2017 article in the New York Times regarding the Python bell-krater depicting Dionysos with Thyros which was seized by New York authorities from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, ARCA has elected to publish Dr. Show More Summary

Keith L. Prewitt, former Deputy Director for the Secret Service, named Chief Security Officer at The Met

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Daniel H. Weiss, President and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that Keith L. Prewitt has been appointed to the role of Chief Security Officer for the Museum. Mr. Prewitt is presently Vice President for Cable Security...Show More Summary

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