Amie Siegel's three-part installation on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Provenance," traces the rehabilitation of ruined Le Corbusier furniture from Chandigarh, India, as upscale appetences for chic global lifestyles.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art said the app will offer “a personalized portal to all the events, exhibitions and artworks at the museum.”
“I’ve actually never been here before,” Tori Amos says, walking up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a pair of metallic, strappy sandals. It’s 11 a.m. on a Thursday morning, and the 50-year-old singer-songwriter is calmly winding her way through packs of schoolchildren in matching summer-camp T-shirts.... More »
Sartorially speaking, the summer has belonged to the idiosyncratic, emotionally fraught fashion genius known as Charles James, the subject of exhibitions at both New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Menil Collection. The glamour...Show More Summary
Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists?Georges Braque (French, 1882?1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887?1927), Fernand Léger (French, 1881?1955), and Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881?1973)?in more than 30 years. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched today a new iPad app, 82nd & Fifth, in which 100 curators from across the Museum talk about 100 works of art from the Met's collection that changed the way they see the world?one work, one curator, two minutes at a time. Show More Summary
This weekend is your final opportunity to see the incredible exhibit of fashion designer Charles James' work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [ more › ]
Portrait of a Seated Lady, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres In the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In 1922, the Egyptologist Howard Carter asked the Metropolitan Museum of Art to lend him the services of Harry Burton, a photographer then working for the Museum's Egyptian expedition.
Two medical alert dogs found themselves among the masterpieces at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday.
Santa Maria della Salute, Sunset; William Stanley Haseltine Beautifully Turneresque light in this view of Venice by American landscape painter William Stanley Haseltine. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Via @metmuseum]
The chief of exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art told a philanthropist that absorbing the failing Corcoran would make "his collection at the National Gallery... greater than the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.”
This week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art put 400,000 high-resolution images from their collection up for download. So, to give you a taste, we decided to show off a few of our favorite wallpaper-friendly ones for your desktop. Read more...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses the famous Emanuel Leutze painting of George Washington Crossing the Delaware.
Emily Kernan Rafferty, President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art since 2005, announced today her decision to retire in the spring of 2015, after more than 10 years in that position. Ms. Rafferty came to the Museum in 1976 as an administrator...Show More Summary
Emily Rafferty, who has been the president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for more than a decade, announced Thursday that she will be retiring in the spring of 2015. "With the ebb and flow of... To view the full story, click the title link.
The $65 million redesign of the plazas in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art has staunched the rising tide of food carts that typically congregate at the foot of the institution's sweeping entrance, the New York Times reported.
THE Metropolitan Museum of Art says it had 6.2 million visitors during the last fiscal year. That’s the third year in a row that attendance has gone over the 6 million mark.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that 6.2 million people?from New York City, the tri-state area, across the United States, and 187 foreign countries?visited the Museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. For the...Show More Summary
A seven-day schedule inaugurated last year at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art brought a 7% increase in attendance at the former but no change at the latter, Crain's New York reported.