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Dutch artist Michiel Sweerts was a highly accomplished portrait, genre, and history painter.
This helmet features scenes from Greek mythology depicting the Battle of Centaurs and Lapiths.
Love this food staple? Here are edamame turned into a clothing accessory. #NetsukeNovember
Learn about the secret lives and histories of objects in the #TreasuresfromIndia exhibition.
"#GrandDesign is a sprawling powerhouse..." —@latimes on our Renaissance tapestry exhibition.
The seven individual hangings known as "The Unicorn Tapestries," on view at The Cloisters museum and gardens, are among the most beautiful and complex works of art from the late Middle Ages that survive. The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495–1505. South Netherlandish. #metmuse
Tullio Lombardo’s “Adam,” on view after a 12-year conservation project, is God's perfect human
Enjoy a colorful pair of incense boxes in the shape of dog-charms made in 19th century Japan:
This wood engraving illustrates the climax of Tennyson's poem, "The Lady of Shalott."
View red dresses, shoes, corsets & more on our @Pinterest board, Lady in Red. #FashionFriday
Learn about the Met’s recently digitized collection of family guides & art hunts: #MetKids
American photographer Carleton Watkins captured the vastness and grandeur of Yosemite Valley.
This post describes correcting distortions in the canvas of our newly acquired Jabach portrait
Tonight's #MetMuseumPresents performance returns our double-manual piano to the limelight.
“Thomas Struth: Photographs,” on view through February 16, 2015, celebrates the Museum's unparalleled holdings of photographs by Thomas Struth, one of the most important and influential photographers of the last half-century. Thomas Struth (German, born 1954). The Restorers at San Lorenzo Maggiore,
This tiger netsuke has the demeanor of a household pet. #NetsukeNovember
Free #DeathBecomesHer lecture today—Women in Black: Fashioning Mourning in the 19th Century.
This painting represents the marriage of Cupid, the son of Venus, with the mortal Psyche.
The wings and jewelry on this bracelet plaque point to close connections with foreign lands.
In this teen blog post, a former High School Intern describes her interest in Byzantine art.
Tix still available for @cory_arcangel & @ddddddeon “Dances for the Electric Piano” on 11/22!
艺术与思想的马赛克。#OneMetManyWorlds 以11种语言阐释了500多件艺术作品
Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., artist Ann Agee will discuss artworks that have influenced her own work