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82nd & Fifth: PRIME OF LIFE by Alisa LaGamma

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"She's completely at ease and staring down any kind of gaze." -Alisa LaGamma on a Fang female reliquary In the early twentieth century, this Fang rel...

82nd & Fifth: STRING THEORY by Jayson Kerr Dobney

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"I listen to him play and I just get this profound respect." -Jayson Kerr Dobney on a guitar created by Hermann Hauser for Andrès Segovia Watch a 19...

82nd & Fifth: FAITH by Luke Syson

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rotate Rossellino's Madonna and Child with Angels 180 degrees to see details such as the "swirling snowstorm of seraphim" in which Curator Luke Syson delights.

The Metropolitan Museum's 82nd & Fifth

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 04.08.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This yearlong series of 100 episodes offers a new way to see the Met's collection through the eyes of our curators. 2013-02-06-metpull.jpg

Death, Manipulation and Shocking News in Museums

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

What does death look like? London's Wellcome Collection's current exhibition, Death: A Self-Portrait approaches the subject of death in a non-linear but thematic route, perhaps with the aim to give clues on how to cope with an issue that many find disturbing.

Elsa Schiaparelli And Miuccia Prada At The Met: Fashion Is Modern Art

Liz Smith | Posted 07.07.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

You may not care about the Costume Institute's exhibition of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada and their proposed "Impossible Conversations" opening at the Metropolitan Museum this very night. (It runs into the summer!) But if you 'd like the great Museum to keep functioning and being a bastion of culture in the U.S., you'd better accept "fashion" as part of it all.

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty Exhibition Coming To London? | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home

Excellent news fashion fans! We have a greater indication than ever that the record-breaking Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition could be comi...

Egyptian Pharaoh Statue Comes To NY For 10 Years

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A colossal, 4,000-year-old statue of a seated Egyptian pharaoh will be visiting The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City for the ne...

Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt At The Met

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- An assistant museum curator who questioned the authenticity of a Leonardo da Vinci has been murdered – but before he died he left a ...

'Savage Beauty' Coming To An End

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts
Jesse Kornbluth

The Alexander McQueen exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will close soon, which is just fine with me --- I've seen it four times, and I'm no...

Deathly Fascinating...

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman


Metropiltan Museum Of Art Announces Admission Fee Hikes | RANDY KENNEDY | Posted 08.03.2011 | Arts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, facing what it calls a "number of daunting, ongoing budgetary challenges," has decided to raise its suggested admissio...

Met Museum To Take Over Whitney Museum's Space

AP | Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — New York's Whitney Museum of American Art plans to give up its Madison Avenue building to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But offici...