Allison Williams is a sheer classic beauty while attending the Winter Ball for Autism held at Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (December 2) in New York City. The 25-year-old actress was joined by father Brian Williams and Kelly Rowland at the ball, which was hosted by Autism Speaks. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in new York has a wonderful practice of periodically assembling small, non-blockbuster exhibitions of works on paper from their enormously deep collections. These often go unnoticed in the press, but can surprise and delight visitors to the museum who come across them on their way to something else in the […]
Asia Week New York Association?s annual invitation-only evening reception on March 17, 2014, will be held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced by Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York. On this special occasionShow More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City owns this embossed steel helmet. It dates back to about 1530 and probably originated in the German city of Augsburg. A rooster protrudes from the visor, ready to peck and squawk at any foe who dares to approach. Show More Summary
Starting today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is showcasing hundreds of pieces from jewelry Joel A. Rosenthal. His line, JAR, only produces 80-90 dazzling pieces a year, which makes them even more precious. [ more › ]
If on your next trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art you spy a bivouac of bejeweled butterflies, do not be alarmed. The gem-encrusted insects are among the one-of-a-kind creations of Joel A. Rosenthal, better known by the only initials that can strike fear in the jewelry-loving hearts of those accustomed to getting everything they desire: JAR. Show More Summary
I daresay that even the most glitz phobic could not help but be wowed by this exhibition. I ran up to see the press preview of Jewelry by JAR at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this morning and barely wanted to leave the show. Honestly,...Show More Summary
Today around noon, the 20-member Alarm Will Sound band (who most recently performed Steve Reich's Radio Rewrite) surprised Metropolitan Museum patrons with a musical flash mob in the Charles Engelhard Court. The troupe performed "Cliffs" by Aphex Twin—a minimal, theatrical piece with a gorgeous slow build-up that will put you in a trance. [ more › ]
St. Ives Bridge, St. Ives, Huntingdonshire; William Fraser Garden Watercolor, pen and gray ink, with touches of gouache on paper, 14×18 in (35x46cm). In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use “Fullscreen” link and zoom or download arro...
Q2 is streaming a live concert of Steve Reich music played by Alarm Will Sound from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. And here's a version by Vicky Chow on SoundCloud. A description of the work: Piano Counterpoint is an arrangement...
Recently, an ancient sculptural masterpiece has been on temporary display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Greek and Roman halls. On loan from Rome’s Museo Nazionale Romano, “Boxer at Rest” depicts a battered pugilist immediately after a fight. His face bears evidence of broken nasal bones, swelling and hematoma under his right eye, and multiple lacerations [...]
The legendary composer Steve Reich has taken on Radiohead for his latest project, and this Saturday night it will have its U.S. debut at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (though it previewed earlier this year at Guggenheim). The piece is called 'Radio Rewrite' and will be performed by the 20-member-band Alarm Will Sound. Show More Summary
An afternoon walk to The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a luxury us New Yorkers tend to forget we have. Therefore, last week I decided to head over for a new exhibition that was in preview, Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom. Silla, an ancient...Show More Summary
Here's a date for your diaries. For the first time since 1992 and maybe for the last time ever, London Transport Museum will be running steam trains to Uxbridge along the Metropolitan line on Sunday 8th December 2013. The recently restored...Show More Summary
The Dispatch-Bearer, Giovanni Boldini Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use “Fullscreen” link and download arrow for high-res image. Image is even higher resolution than the crops I’ve shown here. A fantastic painter. Sometimes I think this guy rivals Sargent and Zorn. See my previous post on Giovanni Boldini.
Pace Gallery presents Paradise Lost, a three-venue exhibition of London-based Kashmiri artist Raqib Shaw. This is his first public presentation in New York since the 2008 exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Opulent scenes of...Show More Summary
Cornell's controversial acquisition of cuneiform tablets from (or via) Jonathan Rosen raises issues for other collections. Here are some of the Etruscan donations acquired by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1991.171.2. Lunate razor of sharply curved form. Show More Summary
Venetian Glass by Carlo Scarpa: The Venini Company, 1932-1947 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is devoted to the work in glass of the influential Italian architect Carlo Scarpa (1906?1978). Scarpa created a unique and multifaceted body of work in architecture and design. Show More Summary
While you could go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art or MoMA, if you’re looking for a NYC museum you can get through in minutes, not hours, check out Museum, a tiny Chinatown exhibit space featuring everyday curiosities.
Marking a major collaboration between two leading U.S. museums, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced the joint acquisition of South African artist William Kentridge?s major multimedia installation The Refusal of Time (2012). Show More Summary