Before Michelangelo, Divine Draftsman & Designer leaves The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, here’s a sweet little item from the show. It’s about how he painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and it brings him down to earth. Jackson Pollock anyone? I’ve already grown a goiter from this torture, Hunched up as […]
In this graphite pencil sketch, Charles Bargue (1825–83) uses well placed patches of tone rather than using only outlines to describe the form. Charles Bargue, graphite, 8 x 5 3/16 inches, Metropolitan Museum The patches are made out...Show More Summary
Metropolitan Museum of Art social media manager Kimberly Drew knows that big legacy companies need help finding ways to break through the online cacophony. Large institutions often lag when it comes to embracing social change, but there are advantages to being on the cultural frontier. Show More Summary
spiritsdancinginthenight: Offering Procession depicted within the Tomb of Userhat New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, Ramesside era, reign of Seti I, ca. 1294–1279 B.C. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
met-asian: ?????????|A Woman Playing with a Young Boy by Kitagawa Utamaro, Asian Art Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/37006
met-american-painting: Self-portrait by Frederick William MacMonnies, American Paintings and Sculpture Medium: Oil on canvas Purchase, Mrs. James W. Fosburgh Gift, 1967 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11483
The bigger question regarding the Metropolitan Museum's new admission policy is who should pay? Donors? The public? The post Do the Met Museum’s Admission Numbers Add Up? appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Last week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it would begin charging out-of-town visitors a mandatory fee, a change that divided readers.
The President and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum spoke to Hyperallergic about the new admissions policy and what it means for visitors. The post Met Museum President Daniel Weiss Answers Questions About the New Admissions Policy appeared first on Hyperallergic.
fawnvelveteen: Amedeo Modigliani, Jeanne Hébuterne, 1919, Oil on canvas, 91,4 x 73 cm, The Metropolitan Museum, New York
fawnvelveteen: George Bellows, Tennis at Newport, 1919, oil on canvas, 101.6 x 109.9 cm (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
The 7 million annual visitors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the nation’s greatest cultural institution and...
Residents of the state of New York do not need to be concerned about being required to pay an admission fee in the foreseeable future in order to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art; but as of Thursday, March 1, 2018, most other visitors...Show More Summary
This week in art news: jewelry belonging to Qatar's royal family was stolen from an exhibition at the Doge's Palace in Venice, the Metropolitan Museum announced it will start charging mandatory admission, and the La Salle University Art Museum deaccessioned 46 it plans to sell through Christie's. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Alexandra Schwartz writes about the announcement that the Metropolitan Museum of Art will change a mandatory admissions fee to non-New Yorkers.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art inv. 2001.443© David Gill The history of objects in collections are fascinating: the movement of objects between different owners. This bronze honorific statue was received by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a partial gift from Renée E. Show More Summary
Bronze monkeys, Metropolitan Museum of Art from a show called Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance August, 2017, New York City This amazing show used cow equivalents so you could tell how much objects cost relative to one another. Show More Summary
Aspiring Claudia Kincaids are about to have a tougher time slipping into the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Starting March 1, reversing a 50-year policy, the Met will be charging a $25 admission fee for visitors from outside New York State. New Yorkers can still pay as they wish, but will need to provide an I.D. […]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is dropping its “suggested” admission for out-of-staters, in favor of a mandatory set of fees.
Out-of-town visitors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art will soon have to cough up some dough to see its Michelangelos.