A woman who says her relatives had no choice but to sell a Picasso when fleeing the Nazis in 1938 wants New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art to hand over the painting—or pay more than $100 million in damages. Laurel Zuckerman is the great-grandniece of German Jewish businessman Paul...
To kick off the 2016 season of the Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art, scholar Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, brought us into the close circle of Louis Comfort Tiffany's art glass studio.
"It’s more like a mashup of 'Sex and the City' meets fine art."
Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to one of the most creative periods in its history. Show More Summary
The exhibition “Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven” looks at the past and the present, with 200 works from some 60 international collections.
Meet Me at the Met 3:20 Ana Fabrega and Fred Armisen made plans to meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but they had a hard time finding each other. Starring Ana Fabrega and Fred Armisen Directed and edited by Max Rosen Sound mixing by Frank Flaherty Submitted by: Ana Fabrega Regular Keywords: fred armisen #met #meeting Views: 26
TripAdvisor reviewers ranked the USS Midway Museum in San Diego and the Getty Center in Brentwood as two of the 10 best museums in the U.S. The sites join a list that begins with the No. 1 ranked Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Based on positive reviews and ratings over a 12-month...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been named the world's #1 museum in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice? awards for the second sequential year. 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
The Museum of London, in partnership with London Metropolitan Archives, Guildhall Art Gallery and the Monument, launched a brand new website designed to be the go-to site for anyone wanting to find out about the Great Fire of London....Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings is the first complete survey of The Metropolitan Museum of Art?s unparalleled collection. This impressive volume offers a veritable history of painting while serving as the art-lovers ideal companion volume to the iconic masterworks of this world-renowned institution. Show More Summary
'This video accompanies the exhibition Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. The exhibition is cocurated...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art presented more than 265 artifacts from the Hellenistic period in the exhibition Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World. As the title suggests, most of the pieces on display came from Pergamon, an ancient city of the Aegean which is now in western Turkey. The [...]
nycartscene: closes Sept 12: “Divine Pleasures” Painting from India’s Rajput Courts The Kronos Collections The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., NYC
For all you procrastinators out there, this is your final chance to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art's blockbuster Costume Institute show, Manus x Machina. The show, which was extended a few extra weeks, is closing after Labor Day. [ more › ]
When Sree Sreenivasan, 45, left his job as chief digital officer at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in June after three years there, it wasn’t his choice. “This decision has been made in the context of the recentering of the Museum’s work and our current financial restructuring,” the museum said in an internal memo. Show More Summary
At the Metropolitan Museum of Art is an example of the first 88-key piano model built by Steinway & Sons in 1868, its rosewood case containing an inventive cast-iron frame held aloft by three ornate legs.
This week Sotheby’s launched the online “Museum Network,” which will host video tours and other content from such institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Tate galleries, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, and the National Palace Museum in Taiwan.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today extended hours for the final weekend of the popular Costume Institute exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. On Friday, September 2, and Saturday, September 3, the exhibition will remain open to the public until midnight. Show More Summary
On this week’s art crime blotter: a cycling-themed cow statue goes missing, one art dealer sues another over a Jeff Koons sculpture, and a former guard takes the Metropolitan Museum to court.
Eastman Johnson - Christmas Time by Irina 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.