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2,000 years ago, artworks of astonishing variety were being created in far-flung regions.
Introducing Watson Library’s new iPad sign-in on the In Circulation blog:
The art @metmuseum continues right on up to the roof with this modern installation! ~ @Travelogged #BBCLocalite #NYC
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Discover the meaning of Amie Siegel's video installation, "Provenance," via @hyperallergic:
The Post-Impressionists dramatically influenced generations of artists. Learn more:
Superb stone carvings from China's Qing dynasty are on view in “Colors of the Universe.”
To celebrate the launch of our flagship iOS application #TheMetApp, Interpol will perform a concert in The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing on Tuesday, September 2 at 7:00 p.m. Buy tickets at Regram from @interpol #metmuseum #emptymet #interpol
Join Spectrum on 9/2 for an @Interpol concert celebrating the launch of the #TheMetApp! Tix:…
Sculpture hall of the day, the sepulchral monuments in The Cloisters in New York, the medieval departement @metmuseum
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Happy Hump Day! Celebrate the second half of the week with this camel plaque from North China.
The handle of this ceremonial knife is inlaid w/ turquoise & takes the shape of a Sicán Lord.
From landscapes to gardens, bikinis to kimonos—view summer artworks on our @Pinterest board:
Scientists in the Islamic world made many contributions to the field of astronomy. Learn more:
This tapestry depicts a still life painting about Autumn. #tapestrytuesday
Bashford Dean was a Columbia professor, Curator of Fishes @AMNH & Met Curator at the same time
See the technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious vases in "Making Pottery Art."
Happy birthday to Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, born on this day in 1883. Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, 1883–1971). Ensemble, ca. 1956. #metmuseum #gabriellechanel #chanel
Prova la nostra nuova app #82ndandFifth per iPad! Scopri la premiata serie in 12 lingue:
Happy birthday to Coco Chanel, born on this day in 1883. Celebrate w/ a slideshow of fashions:
About 200 masterpieces from our Egyptian collection are on view in Japan! cc: @tobikan_jp
Blanchard’s etching contrasts the maiden’s moonlit beauty with the deeply shadowed room.
우리의 새로운 #82ndandFifth iPad app을 확인하세요! 12개의 언어로 된 2013년 수상작의 시리즈를 탐구하세요:
A Burmese nobleman, perhaps the ambassador to Delhi, is seen in the center of this picture.
The viol was immensely popular among amateur and professional musicians alike.
In this work, the soft water overcomes the hard rock, creating a poetic abstract stone garden.