Michael Kors and Alina Cho were interrupted by animal rights activists early on in their discussion Wednesday night at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, but neither was about to let the protesters ruin the night. One minute the designer was talking about giving his likeness “a cute backside” in a...
The Factory Village, Julian Alden Weir In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use the “Download” or “Enlarge” links under the image on their site. In this late 19th century scene — that makes factory life seem almost idyllic — I love Weir’s textural applicaiton of paint and the way he uses it […]
In collaboration with London?s Tate Britain and the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Centre Pompidou presents the most comprehensive retrospective ever devoted to the work of David Hockney. The exhibition celebrates the artist?sShow More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced a new Membership program today, with streamlined categories, expanded core benefits, and newly created events and offerings. The new program provides more of the most popular Member benefits?guest passes and exclusive exhibition viewings?and simplifies joining options for new Members. Show More Summary
On Tuesday evening, a group of students ? pre-kindergarteners to 12th graders from New York public schools in all five boroughs ? converged at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The young people were not gathering for some sort of field...Show More Summary
Metropolitan Museum as Renegade: Reorganization Defies AAMD’s Professional Standards The Metropolitan Museum has become a renegade. Its decision to rejigger its organizational chart — elevating the finance-oriented CEO (now President Daniel Weiss) above its (as yet unnamed) new art-centric director — runs contrary to common wisdom about... Show More Summary
The Board of Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art has appointed Daniel H. Weiss President and Chief Executive Officer of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. At a special meeting of its Board, the Trustees voted unanimously that Mr....Show More Summary
"In a striking leadership reorganization, the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday announced that Daniel H. Weiss, its president and chief operating officer, will lead and run the museum, filling the new, higher-ranking role of president and chief executive. And in a sign that fiscal responsibility now trumps artistic control, the museum’s next director, who […]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Age of Empires features over 160 archaeological finds, mostly from shrines and royal tombs from the Qin and Han Dynasties. The post From a Jade Burial Suit to Terracotta Warriors, a Blockbuster Display of China’s Ancient Treasures appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Yes, Charles and David Koch "have given hundreds of millions of dollars to institutions such as Lincoln Center and New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art," but they've also "used their fortune to sow doubt about climate science and undermine the nation's faith in basic science.... They have undermined a critical set of our most […]
met-greekroman-art: Limestone statue of a young man via Greek and Roman Art Medium: Limestone The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/242018
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute dedicates its second solo show of a living designer to Rei Kawakubo, who started her daring clothing label Comme des Garçons in 1973. The post The Outlandish and Beautiful Juxtapositions of Rei Kawakubo appeared first on Hyperallergic.
he-met-art: Angelica and Medoro by Jacques Blanchard via European Paintings Medium: Oil on canvas Gift of George A. Hearn, 1906 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/435672
The Rockwell Museum announced that The Metropolitan Museum of Art has requested Frederic Remington?s painting Lin McClean on loan from the permanent collection of The Rockwell. The work will go on tour to The Met for an upcoming summer exhibition, Frederic Remington at The Met opening July 3, 2017 and running through January 2, 2018. Show More Summary
Young Woman Drawing, Marie-Denise Villers In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When I first encountered this painting, it was hanging in a gallery at the Met in such a way that those entering the gallery were immediately confronted with it, and couldn’t help but be struck by its presence. The painting is […]
he-met-art: Portrait of a Woman by Alonzo Sánchez Coello via European Paintings Medium: Oil on canvas Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437600
he-met-art: Wisconsin Landscape by John Steuart Curry via Modern and Contemporary Art Medium: Oil on canvas George A. Hearn Fund, 1942 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/488030
After sitting in storage space, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's thousands of 35-millimeter slides found a new home at the Department of Cultural Affairs's reuse center, Material for the Arts. The post Archival Slides from the Metropolitan Museum Find New Life as Artworks appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Ceramics Monthly: What sparks your creativity? Giselle Hicks: A visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, passages from Virginia Woolf or John Steinbeck novels, or an essay on still life might spark an idea. I look at design magazines, historical ceramics, textiles, architecture, and also try to keep my eye on... Show More Summary
Irving Penn’s retrospective exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art traces his career in fashion and portrait photography from 1943 to 2008. The post Why Irving Penn’s Portraits Are His Most Compelling Photographs appeared first on Hyperallergic.