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A "ragamala" is a series of paintings depicting musical melodies. See examples on view now: met.org/1muNtO2 pic.twitter.com/PfCNbSUnmi
For the first time in more than a decade, all seventeen of the Met’s paintings by Vincent van Gogh are on display in galleries 823, 826, and 961. #metmuseum #emptymet #vangogh
During his career, Goya moved from jolly & lighthearted to pessimistic & searching in his work met.org/1oYN6B9 pic.twitter.com/BUrJP0jKD0
A selection of works from the House of Fabergé is on long-term loan: met.org/1llt2ID cc: @OfficialFaberge pic.twitter.com/JF7zNOxgnM
This is Seurat’s first nocturnal painting and his first depiction of popular entertainment. met.org/1w9naqj pic.twitter.com/BKyS4rcosx
Admire the twisting blossoms on this Chinese porcelain jar with cobalt blue underglaze. met.org/1ohpUId pic.twitter.com/pF7hwkBv0L
What better place to spend an evening? #MetRoof has Dan Graham's work, skyline views & drinks! met.org/XDfEVq pic.twitter.com/jRKKMpDJVS
There is no design that evokes the summer season more than a cotton wrap dress. met.org/1z7tjPP #FashionFriday pic.twitter.com/XR8yr7Wrsa
Our #82ndandFifth iPad app was named one of the Best New Apps in the @AppStore! Download now: met.org/1sFgzjg pic.twitter.com/OyaAjtmVrP
Discover the Jade Room and other Museum spaces that live on only in the Met's rich history. met.org/XDbRaT pic.twitter.com/mqiw4yDUAf
“P.S. Art,” an annual exhibition of work by talented young artists from New York City's public schools, showcases the creativity of prekindergarten through grade 12 students from all five boroughs. Devon Rodriguez (Age 17, Grade 12). The Sixth Floor. High School of Art & Design, Manhattan. #metmuseu
"P.S. Art," featuring works by students from all 5 boroughs, has been extended through 10/20! met.org/1vrVsRv pic.twitter.com/F7yMq0D1Sa
This is the last weekend to see “P.S. Art.” See a slideshow of works by talented NYC students: met.org/1hQLJle pic.twitter.com/9tmNHF9ffF
Henri Cartier-Bresson was born on this day in 1908. This picture reveals the influence of both Cubism & Surrealism. met.org/1rP1Hwj
请关注我们新推出的 #82ndandFifth iPad应用程序!通过12种语言探索这一2013年的获奖系列:met.org/1sFgzjg pic.twitter.com/QOUMP0Uz4H
Admire Spanish artist Luis Falero's "Twin Stars" soaring up into the night sky: met.org/1mmkw73 pic.twitter.com/aStdffsLZt
View depictions of New York City throughout the collection on our @Pinterest board: met.org/1enZlCg pic.twitter.com/40luaKj6Pk
Learn about an object possibly from a region recently named to the @UNESCO World Heritage List met.org/1naqCYi pic.twitter.com/QLy0lfexgp
Enjoy a watercolor view of island-studded Lake Squam from Red Hill in New Hampshire. met.org/1BCt5En pic.twitter.com/MpAmBrzTr0
On view—a rare, circular architectural print by French Renaissance artist Hugues Sambin: met.org/1mwpHjx pic.twitter.com/dTBuFzGpkQ
Queens Nefertiti and Kiya are possible subjects of this striking fragment from a statue. met.org/1vhS7Ez pic.twitter.com/yv8EGO6cyv
MT @MartinGuitar: CEO and Chairman Chris Martin IV at the @metmuseum with curator @JayKerrDobney. Watch it here: met.org/1BG5gLX
In 1963 “The Mona Lisa” by Leonardo da Vinci was on loan from the French government to the United States. The painting was exhibited at the Met for 26 days, during which time it was viewed by over one million visitors. #tbt #metmuseum #monalisa
Découvrez notre app iPad #82ndandFifth: nos séries web, primées en 2013, à voir en 12 langues: met.org/1sFgzjg pic.twitter.com/CtAxs8wXPu
Happy birthday to Jean-Baptiste Greuze, born in 1725. Here he displays extraordinary finesse: met.org/1mS6hXB pic.twitter.com/W15q7vG0If
This charming genre depiction represents a girl making a garland of forget-me-nots. met.org/1pLaotf pic.twitter.com/LzJtwN9pMe
#82ndandFifth iPadアプリを今すぐチェック!2013年受賞シリーズを12カ国語で体験できます。met.org/1sFgzjg pic.twitter.com/F0TiEOosPT
2,000 years ago, artworks of astonishing variety were being created in far-flung regions. met.org/1oPlHLS pic.twitter.com/Gsw2Nn6xJS
Introducing Watson Library’s new iPad sign-in on the In Circulation blog: met.org/1tpJIO7 pic.twitter.com/EvDRJS8642
The art @metmuseum continues right on up to the roof with this modern installation! ~ @Travelogged #BBCLocalite #NYC pic.twitter.com/qMYCvrx6ws
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Discover the meaning of Amie Siegel's video installation, "Provenance," via @hyperallergic: met.org/1pNfEfD pic.twitter.com/KnwVTwwUl9
The Post-Impressionists dramatically influenced generations of artists. Learn more: met.org/1t4Bfzw pic.twitter.com/OECxiSAQHL
Superb stone carvings from China's Qing dynasty are on view in “Colors of the Universe.” met.org/1w5em4y pic.twitter.com/SqeNofSK33
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 met.org/interpolspectrum. Regram from @interpol #metmuseum #emptymet #interpol
Join Spectrum on 9/2 for an @Interpol concert celebrating the launch of the #TheMetApp! Tix: met.org/interpolspectr… pic.twitter.com/wEYzdmoA7t
Sculpture hall of the day, the sepulchral monuments in The Cloisters in New York, the medieval departement @metmuseum pic.twitter.com/sivJmtxcHD
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Happy Hump Day! Celebrate the second half of the week with this camel plaque from North China. met.org/1p7anjo pic.twitter.com/dmsUOSQUyR
The handle of this ceremonial knife is inlaid w/ turquoise & takes the shape of a Sicán Lord. met.org/1pRFePE pic.twitter.com/aEWad7rvta
From landscapes to gardens, bikinis to kimonos—view summer artworks on our @Pinterest board: met.org/1eVkZ10 pic.twitter.com/YnFIAhSJvd
Scientists in the Islamic world made many contributions to the field of astronomy. Learn more: met.org/1pLQNba pic.twitter.com/Vu18wu2xPg
This tapestry depicts a still life painting about Autumn. met.org/1vShfps #tapestrytuesday pic.twitter.com/DZGMlKGoYx
Bashford Dean was a Columbia professor, Curator of Fishes @AMNH & Met Curator at the same time met.org/1BaEgUE pic.twitter.com/c4HJOyhGWL
See the technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious vases in "Making Pottery Art." met.org/1r6oXdB pic.twitter.com/bOIm2Tfg8B
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: met.org/1sFgzjg pic.twitter.com/6EhEhy0cXZ
Happy birthday to Coco Chanel, born on this day in 1883. Celebrate w/ a slideshow of fashions: met.org/1sQbV2e pic.twitter.com/4BxqyAqfnm
About 200 masterpieces from our Egyptian collection are on view in Japan! met.org/1kHxdxJ cc: @tobikan_jp pic.twitter.com/4VXm7MLBY0
Blanchard’s etching contrasts the maiden’s moonlit beauty with the deeply shadowed room. met.org/VdSGma pic.twitter.com/Ppo3vlgwco
우리의 새로운 #82ndandFifth iPad app을 확인하세요! 12개의 언어로 된 2013년 수상작의 시리즈를 탐구하세요: met.org/1sFgzjg pic.twitter.com/kOK7S04TD2
A Burmese nobleman, perhaps the ambassador to Delhi, is seen in the center of this picture. met.org/1Bax0rP pic.twitter.com/g0lYcr9neN