Get a room! Instead of getting a private room for two, Emma Roberts and her main squeeze used a whole lotta rooms as they chose the Metropolitan Museum of Art for their little PDA sesh! Evan Peters was caught pulling his lady love in for a hug and kiss while waiting in line. We don't blame them for [...]
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, today announced two appointments in its Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters. Peter Barnet, who is currently the Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of the department, will move into the newly created position of Senior Curator, and C. Show More Summary
Since 1953, when Gucci first released the Horsebit loafer, the shoe has been worn by generations of stylish and famous men—from Clark Gable to Matt Damon—and has even been inducted into the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection. Show More Summary
By Logical Thought: I was in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art today (a frequent rainy weekend destination of mine) and while walking through the galleries mentally comparing a seemingly endless number of 16th century European masterpieces...Show More Summary
IT WAS bound to be a disaster. For weeks New York society had been working itself into a tizzy about the theme for the 2013 Met Ball: punk. Designed to draw attention to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's new exhibition “Punk: Chaos to...Show More Summary
This event on May 29 (3:30-5:30) at the Metropolitan Museum in NY is worthwhile for any health care provider who encounters people with dementia and for family members of persons with any form of dementia.Description: Please join us for a screening of I Remember Better When I Paint, a film by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner. Show More Summary
While the Metropolitan Museum of Art canonizes punk on the Upper East Side, A Gathering of the Tribes gallery is quietly celebrating its 20th anniversary on the Lower East Side. Across the street from the Nuyorican Poet’s Café and blocks from the former CBGB, Steve Cannon’s A Gathering of the Tribes brings together artists of all disciplines and backgrounds.
Still Life, Georg Flegel This wonderful little painting is only a little over 10×13 inches (27x34cm). The original is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. High-res image here (2.8mb).
This year the Metropolitan Museum of Art has taken a turn towards the dark side with their roof garden installation. The site-specific work is from artist Imran Qureshi, and the finished product looks like a large-scale promotional piece for Dexter. Or the scene of a gruesome, bloody murder spree (but with gorgeous views of a lush and alive Central Park!). [ more › ]
Gwyneth Paltrow can’t decide whether she loves or hates the Met Gala! After slamming Anna Wintour’s annual event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to multiple media outlets,… READ ON
The New York Times has an article which is the follow-up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recent decision to return two statues to Cambodia. This refers to the several other museums that own works believed to have been taken fromShow More Summary
The Civil War is still an irrevocable wrent through America’s indelible fabric. As part of The Met Reframed, a new artist residency program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid) teamed up with Jeff L. Show More Summary
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has forgotten that clothes and fashion are not art. When you go to see the PUNK: Chaos to Couture exhibit, which opened on May 9 and runs until August 14, you may think you stumbled instead into a luxury couturier's boutique. Show More Summary
There’s more to the Met this spring than PUNK. Writer Nancy Lazarus headed up to the roof. (Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art) And how many rains must fall before the stains are washed clean? This question, posed by Pakistani poet Salima Hashmi, is at the heart of Imran Quereshi‘s latest work, created for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s roof garden. Show More Summary
A large-scale site-specific work of art by Imran Qureshi (b. 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan)?an artist known for his unique style of combining the motifs, symbolism, and ornamental techniques of Islamic art with modern conceptual approaches?is the 2013 installation on The Iris and B. Show More Summary
Doldrums @ BVSXSW 2013 (more by Bruno Simões) As mentioned, Liars have two upcoming NYC shows: the "multimedia, site-specific performance" in the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 18 (sold out); and then a...
photo by Katharine K. Zarrella A graffiti-covered bathroom from the legendary music club CBGB has been recreated in exacting detail for the exhibition “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The exhibition runs until August 14, 2013. photo by Tracy Feldstein photo via The Metropolitan Museum of Art [...]
The portrait of Juan de Pareja by Velázquez that hangs in a gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan is surrounded by other estimable works, even a few of genius. But this work compels the viewer to look.
"Graffiti & Agitprop" gallery Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of CBGB bathroom, New York, 1975 Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art "Hardware" gallery Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art "Destroy" gallery Source:...Show More Summary
Although last week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced that it would repatriate two statues from the Koh Ker temple complex after receiving evidence they had been looted, the foreign press is somewhat scathingly noting...Show More Summary