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Arts Advocates Denounce Proposed Elimination Of The NEA And NEH

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.16.2017 | Arts

Since late January, arts organizations have been bracing for President Donald Trump’s administration to target cultural agencies, including the Nati...

Met Director Fears Elimination Of NEA Marks 'New Assault' On Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.22.2017 | Arts

In an impassioned (but not quite scorched-earth) op-ed for The New York Times, Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas P. Campbell issued a swift a...

The Met Just Put 375,000 Artworks In Public Domain For Unrestricted Use

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.07.2017 | Arts

On Tuesday morning, one of New York’s most prestigious art havens announced that it will place 375,000 images of its artworks in the public domain, ...

Across Centuries, Jewish Culture, Art & History Illuminated in NYC Exhibits: A Lost Diary of a Converso Jew, Medieval Jerusalem & Mah Jongg are Featured

Penny Schwartz | Posted 01.02.2017 | Arts
Penny Schwartz

A version of this article published earlier in Jewish Journal Boston New York City - From the East Side to the West Side, from uptown to the Souther...

The Story Behind Gustav Klimt's Portrait Of An 'Independent' 9-Year-Old Girl

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2016 | Arts

In 1912, Austrian artist Gustav Klimt painted a portrait of a 9-year-old girl. Her name was Mäda Primavesi. Born in 1903, she was the daughter of Eug...

Last Weeks For Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible At The Met Breuer

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I've returned a number of times to revisit the exhibit as, from an artist's perspective, it is fascinating to see works that are not finished offer insight into the artistic working process -- what the artist may have been thinking at that point in the painting.

Just Curious: A Short Interview with Museum Hack's Nick Gray

Danny Groner | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Danny Groner

Museums can be tough to navigate. Even with a docent, depending on who it is, a few hours might seem endless. So back in 2013, Nick Gray had an idea t...

What To Do If You Lose Your Dream Job

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 07.25.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Blood In The Water, Art Stops Guns: A Peace Angels Project Initiative

Lin Evola | Posted 07.27.2016 | Arts
Lin Evola

I feel as if I have a responsibility as an artist to bring awareness to harm caused by guns.

Part Two: New York City

Sandy Thomas | Posted 07.11.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

The second time I visited New York City was 1984. It was my first vacation in two years. I'd gotten married to Glenn April 24th, 1982, and we'd driven to Chicago for our honeymoon.

9 Awesome Things to Do in NYC Now | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

On the docket for NYC this summer: a museum exhibit inspired by the Broadway hit Hamilton, the so-called "East Coach Coachella," a new landmark hotel ...

Honey, Wine & Unicorns: MetFridays at The Cloisters

Kim Dramer | Posted 05.31.2016 | New York
Kim Dramer

The stars of MetFridays at The Cloisters are the cloistered gardens, from which The Cloisters gets its name.

Court and Cosmos: Welcome to the Great Age of the Seljuqs

Kim Dramer | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Kim Dramer

The Seljuqs (1038-1307), swept out of Central Asia to establish a vast empire in West Asia. Seljuq rule witnessed a cultural cross fertilization, exchange and synthesis of traditions from today's Turkmenistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey.

There's A Spooky House Hiding On Top Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts

The house is 30-feet tall and looks as though it's been plucked from a horror film set only to be precariously plopped, "Operation Dumbo Drop" style, ...

My Museum Love Affair

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.20.2016 | New York
Lev Raphael

It's International Museum Day and I'm thinking how lucky I was growing up in Manhattan. My parents took me to art museums there on a regular basis from when I was very young.

From Lace to Lasers -- The Met Museum's Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Exhibit

Julie Wosk | Posted 05.07.2016 | Arts
Julie Wosk

Going through the neon-lit doorway, viewers at the Met's exhibit first encounter the show-stopping Chanel wedding ensemble with its 20-foot jewel-encrusted train.

A.I. Designed A Dress With 'Too Much Side Boob' For Met Gala

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology

Will the robots respect our tender human flesh when they rise to inherit the Earth? A dress worn at Monday night's Met Gala in New York City might off...

Met Gala 2016: Cost to Attend and Celebrities Attending, Like Anna Wintour and Taylor Swift

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.02.2016 | New York

By Laura Woods, Contributor Today is the first Monday in May, which means one thing: Met Gala 2016 is on. Often referred to as "the party of the year...

On Not Fixing What's Not Broken

Rachel Adams | Posted 04.04.2016 | Arts
Rachel Adams

What gets lost in our obsession with fixing bodies that appear different from the norm? One answer to this question can be found in the work of Mattias Buchinger, the Enlightenment-era artist whose drawings are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through April 11.

One of the Most Successful Women in the History of Art Finally Receives Retrospective

MutualArt | Posted 03.20.2017 | Arts

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Marie Antoinette with a Rose, 1783, oil on canvas, 116.8 x 88.9 cm. Lynda and Stuart Resnick. The Indomitable Spirit ...

The Metropolitan Museum Takes a Big Step With The Met Breuer

MutualArt | Posted 03.18.2017 | Arts

The Met Breuer. Photo: Ed Lederman. The Met Breuer: Bridging the Gap Between Historic and Contemporary Art It takes about nine minutes and nine secon...

Metropolitan Museum Model Shoot

Jill Shomer | Posted 03.11.2017 | Arts
Jill Shomer

New York City's chilly winter temperatures can make it a challenge to stage a photo shoot outdoors, and renting indoor studio space can get expensive. Galleries and museums with tolerant photography policies provide an amazing, creative option.

'Unfinished' Business: Dark Cloud of Unknowing Engulfs the New Met Breuer

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 03.03.2017 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

The debut installation at the Met Breuer, unveiled to the press on Tuesday (and to the general public on Mar. 18), fell short of the expectations raised by the Metropolitan Museum itself.

The 'Shady Ladies' Hiding In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.24.2016 | Arts

Walk through the halls of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on your own and you're sure to receive at least an afternoon's worth of a history less...

We Have One Big Question For Everyone Behind The Met Logo Redesign

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.19.2016 | Arts

I have fond memories of my first sweaty summer in New York, my teenage self loitering around the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, waiting for ...