The Costume Institute?s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, focuses on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the 20th century. Show More Summary
Topic: Museums Before Watsonline and The Collection Online, the Met relied upon good old-fashioned card catalogues. Finding books might have been slower going back then, but we still have a soft spot for these relics from the not-so-distant past. Show More Summary
For the second time in two years, the Metropolitan Museum of Art presents a rare opportunity to hear one of the world’s best countertenors in concert.
It's very rare for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to mount an exhibition around a single individual — only Jackie Kennedy (in 2001), Iris Apfel (in 2005) and Nan Kempner (in 2006) have nabbed that particular honor. On Thursday, the Institute will open its fourth... Continue reading
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Artists have been depicting the naked body for quite some time. As the Metropolitan Museum of Art puts it, this is perfectly natural, given the fact that humans spend a lot of their time without clothes, "from birth to the bath to the...Show More Summary
The actor-writer Ethan Hawke bounded up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, past the fat pigeons and the tourists with selfie sticks, and began to talk. It was the morning of his forty-fifth birthday, and he was in an expansive mood. Show More Summary
From the first millennium B.C. until the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century, artists from the ancient Americas created small-scale architectural models to be placed in the tombs of important individuals. These works in stone, ceramic,...Show More Summary
Our fall collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art continues on Friday, November 13. Addressing “radical design geographies,” the two-talk series — part of the Met’s In Our Time lectures...Show More Summary
My speech this week in New York allowed me the opportunity to return to my favorite haunts in the Big Apple like the Metropolitan Museum of Art. However, one uninterrupted tradition for decades was... well interrupted. As I have previously discussed, I love to go to Carnegie Deli. While touristy and over-priced, […]
heaveninawildflower: ‘Study of a Nilgai (Blue Bull). Circa 1620. Ink, watercolour and gold on paper by Mansur (active circa 1589–1626). Calligraphy by Mir ‘Ali Haravi. Image and text courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Repose, John White Alexander In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the download or zoom icons under the image for high-resolution version. This stunning painting by 19th century American artist John White Alexander — who focused on paintings of well-attired young women in luxurious settings — combines the fluid brushwork of fin-de-siécle […]
The Metropolitan Museum in New York has an incredible Kongo exhibit. One of the best exhibits I’ve seen. One caveat to this review: I saw it at a blurry trot, trying to keep a two-year old form licking the statues … Continue reading ? The post Museum exhibit of the year appeared first on Chris Blattman.
After enthralling visitors at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the last two years, Orazio Gentileschi?s Danaë will grace Sotheby?s New York to lead the Master Paintings Evening Sale on 28 January 2016 (estimate $25/35 million). This...Show More Summary
Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibitions subtitled “Selections from the Permanent Collection” never sound dramatic, but shows of master drawings from collections like those of the Met (or the Morgan Library or the National Gallery) are actually rare treasures. Show More Summary
Apple plans to make a big splash in the fashion world next year by sponsoring the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s big Costume Institute exhibit. Few details about the project are known, but Apple’s design guru teased what visitors might be able to expect in a new interview about the intersection of technology and fashion. Show More Summary
Apple CDO Jony Ive sat down with Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Curator Andrew Bolton recently to discuss the interrelationships between fashion and modern technology, the focus of next year's Met Gala.
Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Curator Andrew Bolton speak with the WSJ about their upcoming exhibit on fashion and technology.
Mr. Dial's work recently joined the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.