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Revisiting the Show That Launched Alexander McQueen’s Career

Next month marks the launch of “Savage Beauty” at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum — the wildly popular Alexander McQueen retrospective initially exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011. The second incarnation of the show seems poised to be a similar success — the museum has already sold a record-breaking 30,000 advance... More »

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New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art denounces 'catastrophic' Iraq destruction

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

New York's famed Metropolitan Museum of Art on Thursday strongly condemned the "catastrophic" destruction of ancient artefacts by extremists in Iraq's second city of Mosul. Militants from the Islamic State (IS) group knocked statuesShow More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Thomas Wilmer Dewing silverpoint portrait

Portrait of a Woman, Thomas Wilmer Dewing In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use the zoom or download icons under the image. Original sheet is roughly 22 x 19 in. (57 x 48 cm). The portrait is drawn in silverpoint, the most prevalent of the variations of metalpoint drawing. The artist draws with a thin […]

Marketing the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an institution which constantly impresses me with its marketing. A few years ago they had the good sense to shift their communications to include their audiences with the ‘It’s time we MET’ campaign. Show More Summary

Cookie Monster's Shower Thoughts About Food Are Just Plain Hilarious

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What does Cookie Monster think about when his mind is left to wander? Well, mostly, he thinks about food, and it's pretty hysterical watching the cookie-fiending Muppet wander through the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art offering his profound culinary thoughts. Read more...

Photos: Fashionable 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Comes To Met Museum In May

  On May 7, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will present this year's big Costume Institute exhibit—China: Through the Looking Glass, an examination of how China has, as the museum states, "fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries, resulting in highly creative distortions of cultural realities and mythologies. Show More Summary

Lunar landing | Year of the Sheep Party | Food conference

The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the Chinese New Year as well as the 100th anniversary of its Department of Asian Art with New Beginnings: Lunar New Year Festival. The family-fun festivities... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Dioskouroi from Syria

Dioskouroi featuring in the Schinoussa Archive and on display in New York MMA New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has been displaying a pair of Roman statues (on loan since 2008). The reported (but unauthenticated) collecting history attempts to place the pieces in a Mithraeum at Sidon with their discovery in the 19th century. Show More Summary

Metropolitan gives advance details of Costume Institute's 'China: Through the Looking Glass' exhibition

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted a press presentation on Monday, February 16, 2015, in the Museum?s Chinese Galleries to reveal early details about The Costume Institute?s upcoming exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass, opening on May 7. Show More Summary

Metropolitan explores the history of the museum?s collection of Japanese art

last weekArts : Artdaily

The 100th anniversary in 2015 of the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers an ideal opportunity to explore the history of the Museum?s collection of Japanese art. Showcasing more than 200 masterworks in a variety...Show More Summary

Whet Your Appetite For The 2015 Met Gala With This Sneak Preview Of The ‘China: Through The Looking Glass’ Exhibit

You have to see these gorgeous preview photos of the big 2015 Costume Institute exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More » Whet Your Appetite For The 2015 Met Gala With This Sneak Preview Of The ‘China: Through The Looking Glass’ Exhibit is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Show More Summary

Metropolitan Museum of Art Bans Selfie Sticks

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has joined a growing number of museums banning selfie sticks. The reason may be surprising to some. The post Metropolitan Museum of Art Bans Selfie Sticks appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art bans selfie sticks.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Banned Selfie Sticks

last weekNews : NewsFeed

Museums worry they could hurt other visitors or damage the art

Eye Candy for Today: Karl Friedrich Schinkel pen lithograph

Das Schloss Prediama in Crein XII Stund: von Triest (The Castle of Predjama in Carniola, Twelve Hours from Trieste), Karl Friedrich Schinkel In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use zoom or download icons below the image. This striking print by the German artist, active in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, is a pen […]

Last Days To See "Cubism" At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

  Last fall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened up its exhibition of Cubist masterpieces from Leonard Lauder. And after all these months, Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection is finally closing next Monday, February 16—so see it now! [ more › ]

Eye Candy for Today: Eugène Ciceri winter scene

Winter Scene with Two Men, Eugène Ciceri In the Metropolitan Museum of Art Use the zoom or download icons under the image. Ciceri’s wonderful evocation of winter is at once both drawing and painting; naturalistic and stylized; controlled and free; monochromatic and yet rich with “color” in a way similar to Chinese ink paintings.

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Can Remain "Pay As You Wish"

An appellate court has dismissed lawsuits against the Metropolitan Museum of Art's controversial "pay as you wish" admission policy. So yes, you will continue to embarrass your dates by handing a cool $1 to the docent, at least for now. [ more › ]

The Monumental Loneliness of Thomas Struth

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Thomas Struth: Photographs, a small exhibition currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents a sampling of its subject’s modes: his well-known Museum Photographs, portraits, architectural photographs, and large color works.

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