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For First Time Ever, Met Museum Chooses Choreographer As Artist-In-Residence

12 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been seriously getting into dance lately. But now it's taking its love affair one step further: Gallim Dance director/choreographer Andrea Miller was just named the museum's artist in residence for the 2017-18 season - the first dance artist ever chosen for that distinction! We caught up with Miller to […]

See Every Elegant Beauty Look From the Red Carpet at the 2016 Met Gala

The Costume Institute Gala at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts our favorite red carpet every year. Everyone from supermodels and movie stars to fashion icons and musicians turn out to rock revolutionary hair and makeup looks. Show More Summary

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Might Start Charging Out-Of-Towners Admission

Admission to New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is free ? technically. The institution promotes a “suggested” entrance toll of $25, but, after a few lawsuits, it’s become abundantly clear that patrons can in fact pay nothing and still revel in the glory of art history. That could change for some, though. Show More Summary

The Met Is Reportedly Considering Charging Tourists An Admission Fee

For more than four decades, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has suggested a $25 donation for adults to gain entrance to the museum — but museumgoers could always attend for free or give any amount they chose. But under a proposed plan reportedly being weighed by the museum’s leaders and ... More »

Met Museum May Start Charging Tourists Admission

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is considering charging admission to visitors from outside of New York in hopes of alleviating a significant budget deficit. Though the Met famously boasts a "suggested admission" thanks to an agreement...Show More Summary

Eight Photographers on Their Favorite Image from Robert Frank’s “The Americans”

In 2009, the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Frank’s foundational photography book “The Americans” with an exhibit of the volume’s eighty-three images. It was the first time that the project had been exhibited in New York. Show More Summary

The Met opens a major retrospective of the photographs of Irving Penn

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents a major retrospective of the photographs of Irving Penn to mark the centennial of the artist's birth. Over the course of his nearly 70-year career, Irving Penn (1917?2009) mastered a pared-down...Show More Summary

Exhibitions in New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art commissions sculptures by artist Adrián Villar Rojas

5 days agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

The Met's new rooftop exhibition sees a fusion of museum artefacts with human figures—some of which are modelled after the museum staff

Native American Art Gets Its Rightful Place In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The American Wing of the storied Metropolitan Museum of Art has long held a collection of typically “American” artifacts: portraits of wigged colonial leaders, Tiffany chandeliers, Frank Lloyd Wright chairs, silver owned by Paul Revere...Show More Summary

Man accused of scrawling words ‘Nazi artwork’ on painting in Met

last weekNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A deranged vandal was arrested for scrawling the words “Nazi artwork” on a painting inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sources said. Ryan Watson, 33, allegedly used a blue pen to scrawl the phrases “Nazi artwork” and “Not slaves” on a student art piece in the museum at around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to police...

Kim Kardashian West Loses Weight Due to Illness

Kim Kardashian West has lost six lbs. after contracting the flu. The reality TV star claims her recent illness has aided her effort to lose weight in time for the annual Met Gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute next month. Kim, 36, wrote on Twitter: "The flu can be an amazing diet. Show More Summary

Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art features more than 160 ancient Chinese works of art

last weekArts : Artdaily

A major international loan exhibition featuring more than 160 ancient Chinese works of art?including renowned terracotta army warriors?is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Synthesizing new in-depth research and archaeological...Show More Summary

The Ziegfield Head in New York, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s premiere collections of artwork, displaying countless wonderful sculptures. But just a few blocks away, lying in an anonymous front yard, is a sculpture that would grace the venerable...Show More Summary

What To Do With All Of Those Old Slides? Well, Here's What The Met Did

As any art historian from the pre-internet era would know, the Metropolitan Museum had thousands - and thousands and thousands - of slides it loaned out to teachers and professors for lectures. But the entire collection of slides was digitized, and the museum didn't need them any longer. So, they found a new home.

The 4 Best Quotes From Rei Kawakubo’s Unlikely Interview With ‘Vogue’

Back in October of last year, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that their upcoming gala and exhibition would be in honor of Rei Kawakubo — which is only the second time the prestigious exhibition has focused its attentions on a living designer, the first being Yves Saint Laurent in 1983. Ahead of the show’s opening on […]

With Rumors, Scandal, and a Record Budget Shortfall, What Broke the Met?

One Monday last month, Thomas P. Campbell, the departing director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, stooped silently over a burial suit of jade tiles threaded with gold, circa 100 B.C. In this private moment, he had his back to reporters gathering for a first look at the Met’s landmark ... More »

Preview Fashion Photographer Irving Penn’s Major Museum Retrospective

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will showcase portraits of Marlene Dietrich, Grace Kelly, Truman Capote, and more.

Argentinian artist Adrian Villar Rojas transforms New York's Met rooftop into banquet

last weekArts : Artdaily

An Argentinian sculptor has transformed the roof garden at New York's famed Metropolitan Museum of Art into a fantasy banquet scene overlooking the glittering Manhattan skyline for the summer season. The installation, which opened Friday,...Show More Summary

God, I Love New York

Elevator operator: What floor, please? Old lady: Home, James. –Metropolitan Museum of Art Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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At The Met, A Most Timely Acquisition Maybe I should not admit this, but I never heard of Luisa Ignacia Roldán until a few weeks ago, when I learned that the Metropolitan Museum of Art had recently purchased a polychrome terracotta sculpture by her.... read more AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2017-04-13  

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