Jonathan Eastman Johnson, Girl and Pets, 1856. Eastman Johnson was an American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance.
Printed works for or about children are the focus of the installation Printing a Child's World, which opened May 27 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. More than two dozen works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries?primarily children's...Show More Summary
Adapted from The Asylum: A Collage of Couture Reminiscences... and Hysteria by Simon Doonan In 1985, I was hired by Diana Vreeland to design the displays for a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit entitled Costumes of Royal India. I spent four sequin-encrusted months zhooshing bejeweled saris onto mannequins. Show More Summary
Henry Siddons Mowbray by hauk sven Via Flickr: Harem scene, circa 1884-1900. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Henry Siddons Mowbray (British, 1858-1928)
Found in B-a-n-s-h-e-e’s Live Journal. Eastman Johnson, The Girl I Left Behind Me, 1870-75. Eastman Johnson was an American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance.
Frank W. Benson by hauk sven Via Flickr: Portrait of a lady, 1901. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Frank Weston Benson, frequently referred to as Frank W. Benson, was an American artist from Salem, Massachusetts known for his Realistic portraits, American Impressionist paintings, watercolors and etchings.
Elihu Vedder by hauk sven Via Flickr: Cypress and poppies, circa 1880-90. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Elihu Vedder was an American symbolist painter, book illustrator, and poet, born in New York City. He is best known for his fifty-five illustrations for Edward FitzGerald’s translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
didoofcarthage: Red-figure hydria with the abduction of Persephone (and detail) Greek, Apulia, c. 340-330 B.C. erracotta Metropolitan Museum of Art
Henry Lerolle by hauk sven Via Flickr: The organ rehearsal, 1887. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Henry Lerolle was a French painter, art collector and patron, born in Paris. He studied at Académie Suisse and in the studio of Louis Lamothe. His work was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1868, 1885, and 1895.
Thomas Wilmer Dewing by hauk sven Via Flickr: Green and gold, 1917. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas Wilmer Dewing (May 4, 1851 – November 5, 1938) was an American painter working at the turn of the 20th century.
Henri Fantin-Latour Asters and fruit on a table, 1868. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Henri Fantin-Latour was a French painter and lithographer best known for his flower paintings and group portraits of Parisian artists and writers...
WHO JUST COMPLETED THEIR LIFE GOAL AT AGE 18? ME. AS OF 6/14/16 MY PIECE IS IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. pic.twitter.com/18ejqWmhvV — cliff (@civilwarcliff) June 14, 2016 Cliffannie Forrester is a wunderkind. At 18 years old, the...Show More Summary
Compelling episodes from the epic and poetic literature of the Indian subcontinent dominate the nearly 100 masterful paintings?most a 2015 promised gift by Steven M. Kossak from his family?s Kronos Collections?on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Show More Summary
Japanese cookie artist Chihiro Ogura made these exquisite cookie versions of chickens from 300-year-old paintings by Ito Jakuchu. The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is currently hosting a special Ito Jakuchu exhibition celebrating the...Show More Summary
The first Monday of this past May was the same as the first Monday of most of the past Mays, which is to say that it was the day that the Metropolitan Museum of Art held it’s annual Met Gala, or Met Ball. You know the one, with the Anna Wintours and the Kardashians and […]
Since the mid-19th century, when the New York Knickerbockers played the first organized baseball games using modern-day rules, New York has been home to some of the sport?s most successful and beloved teams. On view at The Metropolitan...Show More Summary
Eastman Johnson - Interesting News  by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: Eastman Johnson was an American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, with his name inscribed at its entrance.
New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art has an exhibit currently on view about the artistic appeal of crime-scene and police photography. Check it out! The post “Crime Stories: Photography And Foul Play” At The Metropolitan Museum of Art appeared first on CrimeFeed.
A new video lets you explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Great Hall without fighting the crowds of New York City.
femme-de-lettres: Large (Clark Art Museum) Harry Wilson Watrous painted this, The Chatterers, in 1913. The Metropolitan Museum writes of Watrous, “About 1905 the artist’s eyesight began to fail, and he shifted from exquisitely rendered,...Show More Summary