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Chief Digital Officer: 5 tips to better social media in business

Learn how to use social media from Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. These tips come from a former journalism professor and will help you gain influence and build your personal br...

Met Announces Extended Hours for Chinese Fashion Show

With the popularity of its Costume Institute show, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art extends its hours for the exhibition’s final weekend.

Metropolitan Museum of Art to launch The Met Breuer in March 2016 expanding art program

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

In March 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its first season of programming at The Met Breuer, inviting visitors to engage with art of the 20th and 21st centuries through the global breadth and historical reach of the Museum's unparalleled collection and scholarly resources. Show More Summary

Jo Ractliffe's photographs of Angola and South Africa on display at Met Museum

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Aftermath of Conflict: Jo Ractliffe's Photographs of Angola and South Africa at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning August 24 features 23 works produced over the past 10 years by South African artist Jo Ractliffe (born 1961). Show More Summary

Met Museum announces TEDxMet presenters for September 26 all-day event

last weekArts : Artdaily

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced the list of speakers and performers who will participate in an all-day TEDxMet event on Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The theme of the program is The In-Between. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Vermeer’s Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, Johannes Vermeer In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the zoom or download icons under the image on the museum’s website. Of the 35 or 36 Vermeer paintings acknowledged to exist, I’ve had the good fortune in my time to have seen perhaps 20 in person. […]

The Met Museum Has a "Costume Institute" to Preserve the History of Fashion

Naomi Campbell on the February 2003 cover of i-D Magazine. All images from @costumeinstitutelibrary In an active effort to preserve the storied history of fashion, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library has everything from sketches of couture gowns to 16th century costume pieces. Show More Summary

Whatever Happened To Marion True?

Within months, she would lose her job, her career and leave the country. Once a curator so coveted she turned down a plum offer from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, True vanished so completely that one former boss, Barry Munitz, admitted in an interview this summer that he had no idea “where she is or […]

Virgin Eyes: What I Learned From a Disgraced Art Show on Harlem

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

An art critic remembers “Harlem on My Mind,” a 1969 show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art widely viewed within black cultural circles as an insult.

'China: Through the Looking Glass' Tops 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' Attendance Record

After the legendary success of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibit in 2011 — which attracted famously long waits and went on to become the museum's eighth most-visited exhibit ever — few might have expected that this season's Costume Institute exhibit,... Continue reading

A Town Buys An Artist’s House And Vows To Restore It, And Then, Well, It’s Complicated

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Henry Varnum Poor, who died in 1970, was once among the country’s best-known painters and potters, and his work is owned by museums across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt and the Art Institute of Chicago. He built the main part of Crow House in 1920 and 1921, using chestnut […]

Expert Social Networking Advice From a Top Chief Digital Officer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is the most influential museum on Twitter, and also one of the world's largest and finest art museums. The Met also employs one of the top social networking experts in the world. Sree Sreenivasan is the first Chief Digital Officer of the Met. Show More Summary

A Decade of Drawing the Metropolitan Museum’s Flowers

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

For 10 years, artist Abbie Zabar had a ritual: go the Metropolitan Museum of Art and sketch the new floral arrangements adorning the entrance hall.

Graffiti Artist Claims Katy Perry Dress Ripped Off His Work

There was some cringing when singer Kate Perry strode the red carpet at this year's Metropolitan Museum of Art black-tie fashion party wearing a black dress decorated with graffiti. There was also infringing, alleges a street artist in federal court.

Culture Capital

3 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

London's Science Museum, Natural History Museum and British Museum are the top three most googled museums in the world. The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC were the next two, according to London & Partners, Mayor Bouncy Boris's official promotional company. Shown is Girl Pets Dinosaur at the Natural History Museum (CLICK).

Eye Candy for Today: Charles Sprague Pearce’s Arab Jeweler

The Arab Jeweler, Charles Sprague Pearce In the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use zoom or download icons under the image. This piece by the 19th century Boston painter of an Egyptian craftsman and his tools — a subject common among “Orientalist” painters — looks refined on the surface; but on closer inspection in the nicely […]

'About Face: Human Expression on Paper' on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The representation of human emotion through facial expression has interested Western artists since antiquity. Drawn from The Metropolitan Museum of Art?s collection of drawings, prints, and photographs, the diverse works in About Face:...Show More Summary

'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' Beat Attendance Records in London, Too

When it opened at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011, "Savage Beauty," an expansive exhibit dedicated to the work of the late Alexander McQueen, garnered immediate interest. Equal parts absorbing and unsettling, the show brought in 661,509 visitors between May 4 and Aug. 7, when it... Continue reading

This Alexander McQueen Tribute By Nick Knight Is Hypnotizing

The Victoria and Albert Museum will be closing curtains on its Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit, which had come to London after its previous run at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. As a final celebration, photographer Nick Knight and his team created a beautifully haunting film compiled of previously unseen footage of McQueen’s most famous designs. Read more...

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