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“At the Met, Honoring Kimonos and a Scholar of the Same” —@nytimes on our kimono exhibition.
This exhibition of Tiepolo drawings presents a cast of characters shared between father & son.
A teen discusses some of the differences between black-and-white and color photography.
See works by young artists in "P.S. Art 2014: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids."
“The world isn’t tidy; it’s a mess. I don’t try to make it neat.” —Garry Winogrand. Don’t miss the first Winogrand retrospective in twenty-five years, closing tomorrow! Garry Winogrand (American, 1928–1984). Coney Island, New York, c. 1952. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © The Estate of Garry W
Happy 73rd birthday to Dale Chihuly! Enjoy his exquisite work in glass: cc: @ChihulyStudio
This 1846 photograph provides a peek between the castle cannons at an elite group of soldiers.
MT @museumsNYC Happy #TalkLikeAPirateDay! Check out these 1888 "Pirates of the Spanish Main."
Read an interview with former curator Eric Kjellgren, author of "How to Read Oceanic Art."
Enjoy the sunshine this weekend on the #metroof! "Dan Graham with Günther Vogt" is open:
Don't miss #Winogrand closing Sunday! RT @dgbxny: This is how you fall in love with #photography. Amazing show. @sree
“A tale of absolutely stunning human invention.” —@nytimes on #AssyriatoIberia, opening Monday
Salvatore Ferragamo is credited with introducing platform shoes in the 1930s. #FashionFriday
This well-formed statuette of a hippopotamus (popularly known as the Museum's unofficial mascot "William") demonstrates the Egyptian artist's appreciation for the natural world. Hippopotamus, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, first half, ca. 1961–1878 B.C. Egypt. #metmuseum
Happy birthday to illustrator Arthur Rackham of "Mother Goose" fame, born on this day in 1867.
Come see the epic #BentonMural depicting American life just before the Great Depression @metmuseum 9/30/14–4/19/15
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“Photographer Garry #Winogrand Captured America As It Split Wide Open” —@NYMag cc: @jerrysaltz
This is the final weekend to see more than 175 of Garry #Winogrand's most iconic photographs.
An exquisite still life with silver and gold plate, shells, and a sword, by Meiffren Conte:
"Color, Design, Shape: Architecture from the 1920s and 1930s" on the In Circulation blog:
Tomorrow evening, artist Leslie Hewitt discusses artworks that have influenced her own work:
Travel with the Met and see the world through extraordinary art and vibrant cultures.
Curator Joan Aruz introduces the "Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age" blog:
“Provenance” asks a broad set of questions about the speculative markets of art and design.
This elevated view of the Cloister from Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa was photographed in 1962. #metmuseum #cloisters #tbt
Our Works. Your Words. Create your own artwork pairs on #OneMetManyWorlds and share with us!
This exhibition explores ways artists have used the album format since the 12th century.
This folio comes from the Blue Qur'an, so named for the rich hue of its indigo-dyed surface.
Thank you to everyone who participated in #AskACurator Day! View the 3 full Q&As on @Storify:
Keep tweeting us questions for Musical Instruments curator @JayKerrDobney. He’s answering until 4:30! #AskACurator
From 3:30–4:30 p.m., Musical Instruments curator @JayKerrDobney will be tweeting. Tweet us questions! #AskACurator
A question from us to everyone asking questions: What is the first thing you do when you walk into a museum? #AskaCurator
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Read the full #AskaCurator Q&A with Arts of Africa associate curator @YaelleBiro on @Storify:
“Reconfiguring an African Icon” curator @YaelleBiro is answering questions until 3:00 p.m. #AskACurator
.@YaelleBiro, curator of “African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde,” is tweeting now! #AskACurator
Associate Curator for the Arts of Africa @YaelleBiro will be tweeting from 2:00–3:00 p.m. #AskACurator
Gallery 815 - Degas's Paintings and Pastels #metmuseum #degas
Read the full #AskACurator Q&A with Modern Art curator Rebecca Rabinow on @Storify:
Rebecca Rabinow, curator of our upcoming #Cubism exhibition, is tweeting now! #AskACurator
From 10:30–11:30 a.m., Modern Art curator Rebecca Rabinow will be answering questions for #AskACurator Day.
We’re excited that #AskACurator Day is here! Learn about the 3 Met curators participating & tweet us your questions:
A fireworks display for the Coronation of Alexander II in Moscow, September 17, 1856:
Learn about "The Art of the Chinese Album" in this blog post by curator Joseph Scheier-Dolberg
Tomorrow is #AskaCurator Day! Tweet your questions to us for curators @YaelleBiro, @JayKerrDobney and Rebecca Rabinow
Members save 20% on purchases in all Met Store locations and online through Sunday!
نظرة أكثر قربٍا إلى أعمالك الفنية المفضّلة. اكتشف التفاصيل والمحاور على @Maha_alSenan Yes! #OneMetManyWorlds