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A fancy dress society showed up in period costumes to the #DeathBecomesHer exhibition. met.org/1uGCjZH pic.twitter.com/Sd9sZ8ViUY
Relax and enjoy the masterpieces in Robert Lehman’s sitting room. More on the Teen Blog: met.org/1x5ra76 pic.twitter.com/nl1iZzD4Bp
Tomorrow night, join us for a talk on Contemporary Mali: Defining Mali through Women’s Voices met.org/1yfREnC pic.twitter.com/CWT8TqAyVa
The Great Hall has been the majestic main entry of the Met for more than a century. #metmuseum #emptymet
Explore exhibition objects from “The Art of the Chinese Album” on our website: met.org/1r9m9a0 pic.twitter.com/pUFZoksVAD
Happy birthday to Robert Rauschenberg, born on this day in 1925. Learn about “Accident” in our #82ndandFifth series: met.org/1hFLOY9
@gillyarcht @metmuseum The Simonds will stay where it is as it is site-specific, and it will remain in the Whitney’s collection.
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Elephants were among the prized possession of the Indian courts. met.org/1t9PxS2 pic.twitter.com/xWYyVx47mH
This prayer bench exemplifies the Gothic Revival style popular in the mid-19th century. met.org/1wkfehP pic.twitter.com/KcjNB8HZRm
Never expected to be so moved by the architectural beauty of @metmuseum pic.twitter.com/zSFu7lbSEc
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Tonight, the @SFGiants take on the @Royals in Kansas City for Game 1 of the #WorldSeries—are you watching? pic.twitter.com/J978kCtEr4
Photographing #GrandDesign’s huge tapestries is no small task—how it's done: met.org/1wmKJry #tapestrytuesday pic.twitter.com/IUgwb3xGz3
Learn about the art and history of early imperial China in this publication. met.org/1rnzn29 pic.twitter.com/eRRJBlCYKA
Take a close look at imagery and symbolism in ancient rock carvings: met.org/1oqPmlD #AssyriatoIberia pic.twitter.com/GOIpUxD0ly
With great sadness—Oscar de la Renta. To celebrate his great work, see met.org/1nxWsEa #OscardelaRenta pic.twitter.com/EB6KDmCmFA
“#DeathBecomesHer: A Century of Mourning Attire” opens today! The exhibition, on view through February 1, explores the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These dresses from 1902 were worn by Queen Alexandra. #metmuseu
14th c. Tibetan initiation card treatment in paper cons. I'm creating a fill for the top edge.#paperconservation pic.twitter.com/HF6lJ36yyQ
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Currently on view—"Wall Drawing #370" by Sol LeWitt, a seminal practitioner of Conceptual Art: met.org/1rZm73Y pic.twitter.com/tf351MHJmg
Opening today, #DeathBecomesHer features mourning dress from 1815 to 1915. met.org/1DsXQvz pic.twitter.com/Mpx2mcBZGD
Here, John La Farge captures the Daibutsu, or Great Buddha, renowned for its colossal size. met.org/ZCU9nZ pic.twitter.com/bjT7lrJq01
In the Marquesas Islands, ear ornaments made from whale teeth were worn by both men and women. met.org/ZCUerv pic.twitter.com/oK4XFDSeSC
“It is a gem of a show.” —@Apollo_magazine reviews “America Today,” on view now. met.org/ZZKOHR #BentonMural pic.twitter.com/ENz3u867KW
Мозаика искусства и идей. #OneMetManyWorlds представляет более 500 шедевров на 11 языках: met.org/1sR0uI3 pic.twitter.com/YcExgGl8fw
Thursday, join us for an interdisciplinary gallery conversation—Demon-Haunted Worlds: met.org/ZI48Zt pic.twitter.com/vPtEYZda5g
See activities & artworks for teachers, parents & kids of all ages on our @Pinterest board: met.org/1jHP9mN pic.twitter.com/EuZ28WduqT
“Enjoy and take stock of one of the most transformative gifts in the museum’s gift-laden history…” —The New York Times on “Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection,” opening today! This exhibition marks the first time that the Collection, featuring 81 works by Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Fernand Lége
View all 81 works from the Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection on our microsite: met.org/104s9e1 #Cubism pic.twitter.com/0zRkjqtWmV
#Cubism, featuring works by pioneering artists Braque, Gris, Léger & Picasso, opens today! met.org/1xZjggT pic.twitter.com/VQhIjAssMg
#DeathBecomesHer: A Century of Mourning Attire” opens tomorrow! Learn more in the @nytimes: met.org/10dJ7Xu pic.twitter.com/IxxOyoTuHL
"The veiled widow could elicit sympathy as well as predatory male advances." —Curator Harold Koda #DeathBecomesHer pic.twitter.com/01qa3qvyj3
In addition to mourning dresses, #DeathBecomesHer features fashion plates, jewelry, and accessories. pic.twitter.com/s4vcQrnhWi
#DeathBecomesHer is organized chronologically with approximately thirty ensembles from 1815 to 1915. pic.twitter.com/pYmg4s6Jf4
#DeathBecomesHer explores the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions. pic.twitter.com/dvIqsTq7DF
We’re live-tweeting from the “#DeathBecomesHer: A Century of Mourning Attire” press preview! met.org/1wcfOyf pic.twitter.com/OBp5sglaWP
"Morning" perfectly embodies the tenets of Pictorialism: beautifully-rendered painterly works. met.org/1DiUawl pic.twitter.com/sddliQMqyW
The Sulka people consciously seek to achieve magnificence in their ceremonial arts. met.org/105pXmm pic.twitter.com/Tp5D7xUHv0
This Art Nouveau silk panel conveys Hector Guimard's brilliant elegance and sensuality. met.org/1sZ3T8X pic.twitter.com/9Ce805HxOS
Find your 1-2-3-D Catch scans from Teens Take the Met! here: met.org/1yQgqho #metteens
"British curator Luke Syson committed to expanding Americans’ view of Europe"—@TheArtNewspaper met.org/1CwIoMz pic.twitter.com/jDZoNEpbeO
Explore a rich sampling of the splendid cultural heritage of Greece. Read or download a PDF: met.org/1vFbXgk pic.twitter.com/7H0fsYcY2h
A recent gift of Delacroix drawings focusing on Moroccan subjects are now on view. Learn more: met.org/11E6zO0 pic.twitter.com/SBDTVtVqBy
Horticulturist Caleb Leech discusses the recent planting of holly trees at #TheCloisters. met.org/1sZ0mYv pic.twitter.com/Xq2nMgXKPe
Happy birthday to Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni, born on this day in 1882. Umberto Boccioni (Italian, 1882–1916). Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913. #metmuseum #boccioni
The earliest knightly shield in America is now on view in Gallery 373 for the next year! met.org/1tyhjtJ pic.twitter.com/1E052r4SMv
Don't miss "The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design" closing in one week! met.org/1tzQPry pic.twitter.com/iVXfT83Uvx
Happy birthday Umberto Boccioni, born in 1882. Celebrate with his sculpture "Antigraceful." met.org/1sXmuRW pic.twitter.com/scqxWsIqvA