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Zoom in on the flat, geometric, and abstract style of the designs on this reliquary:
The mood is subdued as night gradually overtakes the evening sky in this Hokusai print:
In a time of conflict, Met curators look at peace from the past in Jerusalem via @HuffPostArts
A recent workshop w/ @TheNewSchool investigated new approaches to accessibility in a museum.
"Provenance” is a touchstone work in its representation of economic and political cycles.
Saturday, work alongside fashion designers in activities inspired by #CharlesJames!
This view of the Museum’s galleries was photographed in 1907. #metmuseum #tbt
Gesture, rhetoric, costume & performance are shown in this selection of Tiepolo caricatures.
Happy birthday to Alphonse Mucha, born on this day in 1860. Celebrate with "Joan of Arc."
Here, David shows Socrates prepared to die and discoursing on the immortality of the soul.
The visage of Medusa was a favorite motif in antiquity & frequently invoked in later periods.
Learn about the process for conserving a 17th-century topographic book from Drawings & Prints:
During the 1580s, the Carracci were painting the most radical & innovative pictures in Europe.
Explore our "#LostKingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia" @Pinterest board
Discover the stylistic parallels between Hokusai's "Great Wave" & Debussy's "La Mer"
Gallery 131 - The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing #metmuseum #emptymet
The unifying subject of a “ragamala” is love, which has a corresponding musical form.
Eugène Cuvelier's sylvan views masterfully render the dappled light of the forest interior.
Animals, both real and fantastic, occupied an important place in medieval art and thought.
Did you know today is National Hammock Day? Relax with John Singer Sargent's watercolor:
"P.S. Art" celebrates the artistic journeys and discoveries of NYC public school students.
Happy Birthday Prince George! May you one day have your own tapestry portrait #tapestrytuesday
The Met “is here for you every day, and part of your new legacy as an American citizen.” —Thomas P. Campbell
Dir. Thomas P. Campbell became a #newUScitizen w/ 74 others from 42 countries at a naturalization event at the museum