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Charles Lloyd played his birthday at The Met's Temple of Dendur (pics)

Photos by Greg Cristman Charles Lloyd and Friends @ The Met 4/17/2015 On a small stage facing the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art the WNYC radio host Terrance McKnight put on his most serious voice and...

Eye Candy for Today: Johann Tischbein chalk portrait

Profile Portrait of Miss Wieling, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein Red chalk on paper, 14 x 10 inches (35 x 26 cm). In the Metropolitan Museum of Art This forceful but delicate profile portrait is made graphically strong by the artist’s use of dramatic value contrast between the face and background. His approach is precise, with […]

The Goofiest Shoes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

I’ve mentioned before my earnest wish to visit New York City if for no other reason than to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which must be the greatest art museum in North America. Messy Nessy Chic has given me yet another reasonShow More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: WT Richards’ Lago Avernus

Lago Avernus, William Trost Richards In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Watercolor and gouache on blue paper, 4 1/2 x 9 1/9 inches (11 x 24 cm). Lago Avernus (“Lake Avernus”) is a lake in a volcanic crater in the Campania region of southern Italy. Once believed to be the mythical entrance to the Underworld, […]

Giant realistic cat head is the stuff of nightmeows

Now there's a whole new way to lose friends and alienate yourself from coworkers. Housetu Sato and his art students created a frighteningly life-like cat head for an art exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. The giant creepy...Show More Summary

In Plains Indians Exhibition, Met Museum Favors Beauty Over Context

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The Metropolitan Museum has mounted a show of 137 rare pieces of art of the Plains Indians, on loan from 58 different international collections.

Metropolitan Museum announces inaugural Spring 2016 programming for The Met Breuer

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its first season of programming in the landmark building by Marcel Breuer on Madison Avenue at 75th Street in New York, when The Met Breuer opens to the public on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Encompassing...Show More Summary

‘The Met Breuer’ Heralds a New Season in the Whitney Museum’s Former Home

The Metropolitan Museum of Art finally revealed the name of the Brutalist concrete building that will be its contemporary art outpost for the next eight years.

'Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection' opens at the Metropolitan Museum

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Nicolas M. Salgo (1914-2005), a Hungarian native and former United States ambassador to Budapest, was fascinated by the art of the goldsmith in Hungarian culture and formed his own ?treasury? by collecting pieces that are individual and unique. Show More Summary

hildegardavon: centuriespast:Statuette of the lady Tiye ...

3 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

hildegardavon: centuriespast: Statuette of the lady Tiye  Dynasty 18,ca.1390-1349 B.C., reign of Amenhotep III-Akhenaten, wod, carnelian, gold, glass, Egyptian blue, paint, 24 cm The Metropolitan Museum of Art     Inv. 41.2.10 The “mistress of the harim Tiye” wears the voluminous wig and clinging dress of her time. Her necklace is made of gold, semi-precious stones and glass.

How Gay Is the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

A distinct journey through homoerotic history — from Hadrian and his boyfriend to the phallic poles of Oceania — led by Andrew Lear read more

ASSISTANT CURATOR, Drawings and Prints

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

ASSISTANT CURATOR, Drawings and Prints. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Manages the Prints Study Room and storage areas. Res (Word) by May 1st to with “Assistant Curator, Drawings and Prints” in the subject.

Artists on Art: A New Web Series From the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released all 20 episodes of the first season of “The Artist Project."

Download Free Art Books From The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

last monthHumor / odd : The Presurfer

You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the...Show More Summary

Now That The Met Has Sold This Painting, Turns Out It’s Really A Rubens

“A portrait of Rubens’ young daughter Clara Serena, recently deaccessioned by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, is going on display at the Rubenshuis in Antwerp. In 2013, it was auctioned as by a ‘follower of Rubens’, with an estimate of $20,000-$30,000. … Ben van Beneden, the director of the Rubenshuis, has accepted the former […]

Metropolitan Museum launches online series 'The Artist Project'

last monthArts : Artdaily

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of a new online video series, The Artist Project, in which 100 artists respond to works from The Met?s vast collection, which spans more than five millennia and cultures throughout the world. Show More Summary

A Painting Sold by the Met Is Declared a True Rubens

A painting sold by the Metropolitan Museum of Art a few years ago because it decided it was not by Peter Paul Rubens has been declared a true Rubens by other experts.

First survey of photographs by provocative contemporary artist Piotr Ukla?ski opens at the Metropolitan

last monthArts : Artdaily

Fatal Attraction: Piotr Ukla?ski Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the first survey of this provocative artist?s photography. Known for working in a wide variety of media including installation, fiber art, resin paintings, and collage, Ukla?ski (born 1968) invests overlooked and exhausted styles with new meanings. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: JMW Turner etching and mezzotint

Bridge and Cows (Liber Studiorum, part I, plate 2), Joseph Mallord William Turner In the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the zoom or download links under the image. Part of a series of etchings Turner produced, categorized to illustrate the various kinds of landscape (in this case “P” for “Pastoral”), this beautiful etching and mezzotint […]

Tim Gunn Started Drinking Manhattans After 9/11

Tim Gunn, national treasure/the only reason why any of us still watch Project Runway, spends his Sundays exactly how you might imagine: a sensible breakfast followed by a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he's been a member since 1985. In the New York Times' Sunday Routine column,... More »

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