The video shows the nature of the movement — vigorous walking through fabulous museum rooms with stops for jumping and stretching movement at the feet of grand statues. It's pre-opening, so no one stand in the way of this exercise-focused, seemingly art-oblivious group:But the video does not include the voice that the museum-goers are hearing. Show More Summary
In early December, a small group clad in athleisure jogged through the empty galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the sounds of the Bee Gees. They performed jumping jacks in front of Antonio Canova’s marble “Perseus with the...Show More Summary
Batoni, Pompeo (1708-1787) - 1761 Diana and Cupid (Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Italian painter, who in his own time was ranked with Anton Raphael Mengs as a painter of historical subjects. Probably his...Show More Summary
Vsevolod Mikhailovich Garshin, by Ilia Efimovich Repin, 1884. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Humanities Fund Inc., 1972. Charles Dickens was paid by the word. This was junior high, we were reading A Tale of Two Cities, and this fact, when it was first uttered, raced like a rumor through the classroom, overtaking everything. Show More Summary
Bellmer, Hans (1902-1975) - 1934-35 The Negative Image of Wooden Mannequin Standing against Wall in Room with Painting and Bed (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Gelatin silver print; 29.5 x 19.4 cm. Hans Bellmer was a German artist, best known for the life-sized pubescent female dolls he produced in the mid-1930s. Show More Summary
Perspective Design for a Stage Set of an Italian Cityscape, Antonio Mauro II Pen and black ink, brown and gray wash and leadpoint layout lines, roughly 10 x 14 in. (27 x 36 cm). In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, use the Enlarge or Download links under their image. This beautifully crafted […]
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Daniel H. Weiss, The Met's President, announced today the appointment of Kenneth Weine to the position of Chief Communications Officer. Mr. Weine has served as Vice President, Communications & Marketing, for The New York Public Library since 2013. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York takes an on-the-ground view of life, war, and devotion in Jerusalem during the medieval era. The post Captivating Objects from the Met’s Sprawling Exhibition on Medieval Jerusalem appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Letter Camille Corot This piece was donated to the metropolitan Museum of Art by a famous American art-collecting family; the Havemeyers. The family owned a large property near where I grew up, and we used to go there...
A selection of exceptional Native American works of art from New York?s Charles and Valerie Diker Collection?one of the most outstanding and comprehensive private collections of its kind?is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Show More Summary
'For nearly three decades, the Nancy Wiener Gallery has sold Asian art to private collectors and museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Asia Society, the Los Angeles County Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Nelson-Atkins...Show More Summary
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016The first comprehensive overview of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 's Roman portrait collection has just been released and I was unexpectedly thrilled to receive a review copy! Entitled...Show More Summary
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Rijksmuseum, is hosting a groundbreaking exhibition that explores the mysterious beauty of 16th century miniature boxwood carvings. The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of European Art which includes 12 boxwood carvings (10 prayer beads and two altarpieces), [...]
The first retrospective exhibition devoted to the Indian artist Y. G. Srimati (1926?2007) is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Featuring some 25 meticulously executed watercolor paintings, augmented by musical instruments, archival photographs, and performance recordings, An Artist of Her Time: Y. Show More Summary
Ancient Egyptian art at the Metropolitan Museum by Molly Via Flickr: The collection of ancient Egyptian art at the Metropolitan Museum ranks among the finest outside Cairo. It consists of approximately 36,000 objects of artistic, historical, and cultural importance, dating from the Paleolithic to the Roman period (ca. Show More Summary
Merry Company on a Terrace Jan Steen From the Metropolitan Museum of Art website... In this late painting of about 1673–75, Steen casts himself as the inebriated innkeeper on the left. The artist's second wife, Maria, probably modeled for...
Concrete, a new event space that marks the first completed project in the UAE for Rem Koolhaas's Office of Metropolitan Archtiecture (OMA), has announced it will open with an inaugural exhibition of Syrian art in March.
A Metropolitan Museum of Art curator says that when she took her first look at a newly surfaced drawing that a Paris auction wanted a second opinion on, her heart started pounding and her eyes "jumped out of their sockets." Carmen Bambach, the Met's curator of Italian and Spanish drawings,...
The collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art holds a number of remarkable depictions of powerful women. Here’s our 50-minute critic’s guide.
Gala Eduard Dali, by Max Ernst, 1924, Metropolitan Museum of Art Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the Culture Zohn at the Huffington Post. In one decade, Huffpost has gone from new media to old media. When I first began blogging, friends in then old media, e.g. Show More Summary