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Explore the construction of Persian paintings with artist @shahziasikander #MetArtistProject
The #MetChristmasTree, a longstanding holiday tradition, is on view today through January 6.
The Met’s Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche, a long-standing yuletide tradition in New York, is on view today through January 6. The brightly lit, 20-foot blue spruce—featuring 18th-century Neapolitan angels and cherubs hovering among its boughs and groups of realistic crèche figures flan
Happy birthday to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Celebrate with a slideshow of his works:
This prayer niche is a splendid work of religious architectural decoration.
Realist painter Thomas Eakins dedicated his career to depicting the human figure.
A curator explores a collection of lithographs by John Singer Sargent now on view:
Celebrate the final week of Movember with this photograph of Salvador Dalí. Johan Hagemeyer (American, born The Netherlands, 1884–1962). Salvador Dalí, Carmel, 1944. © 2013 Jeanne Hagemeyer – All Rights Reserved #metmuseum #Movember #SalvadorDali
A medieval art historian shares a tale from her summer travel to France: #TheCloisters
I am overwhelmed by the spiritual power of the #TempleodDendur. Last week, we performed Water Passion @metmuseum
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These hippo statuettes demonstrate an appreciation for the natural world #MiddleKingdomEgpyt
Celebrate #NationalEspressoDay with this Japanese porcelain coffee pot from 1650-75:
Wilmer Angier Jennings, Still Life with Fetish (1937), wood engraving. @metmuseum
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#FashionandVirtue traces the exchange of designs and ideas across Renaissance Europe.
Start holiday shopping early. #MetMembers get 20% off in The #MetStore, now through Sunday.
The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II—the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom—was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly four hundred years. This transformational era is represented through 230 objects and groups in our major international exhibit
This vivid image of the birth of a tengu is a popular theme in netsuke. #NetsukeNovember
Walker Evans' stunningly honest photographs illustrate the tragedy of the Great Depression.
This magnificent silk gown was made by the French designer Emile Pingat in the 1860s.
Read an interview with Peter Hristoff, the Met's artist in residence, on the #MetKids blog:
Admire the detailed carving of the fine hairs on the stag’s coat. #NetsukeNovember

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