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The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17
April 12, 2014

A loan exhibition devoted entirely to Chinese calligraphy— including masterpieces by some of the most renowned practitioners in Chinese history—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 29.... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3
April 10, 2014

By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) ... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including  15th-Century Haggadah, On View During PassoverThe Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including 15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover
April 04, 2014

In time for the observance of Passover this year, two medieval Hebrew manuscripts are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. One manuscript, on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Semi... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18
April 04, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the 14 participants in the inaugural session of the Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, to be held at the Museum A... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents INK ART: PAST AS PRESENT IN CONTEMPORARY CHINAThe Met Museum Presents INK ART: PAST AS PRESENT IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA
April 02, 2014

A major loan exhibition of contemporary Chinese art currently on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be closing soon! Consisting of 70 works created by 35 artists born in China, Ink Art: Past ... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27
March 25, 2014

A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sc... (more...)


Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Friedrich Kunath's THE TEMPTATION TO EXIST (MAY CONTAIN NUTS), 3/15-4/26Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Friedrich Kunath's THE TEMPTATION TO EXIST (MAY CONTAIN NUTS), 3/15-4/26
March 11, 2014

The Temptation To Exist (May Contain Nuts) marks a notable evolution in Friedrich Kunath's practice into a matured exploration of abstraction, interior sensation, and oppositional relationships that p... (more...)


'The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux' on View at the Met, Thru 5/26'The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux' on View at the Met, Thru 5/26
March 11, 2014

The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, a major retrospective that explores the life and work of the exceptionally gifted, deeply tormented sculptor who defined the heady atmosphere of the Second Empi... (more...)


Met Museum Opens CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST Exhibition TodayMet Museum Opens CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST Exhibition Today
March 11, 2014

As early as the 14th century, images of carpets woven in the East-primarily in the areas constituting present-day Turkey and Iran-began to appear in European paintings. Originally, these precious text... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST, 3/11-6/29The Met Museum Presents CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST, 3/11-6/29
March 07, 2014

As early as the 14th century, images of carpets woven in the East—primarily in the areas constituting present-day Turkey and Iran—began to appear in European paintings. Originally, these precious text... (more...)


Art Institute Chicago Presents Two Solo Exhibitions from Indian Contemporary Women Artists, Dayanita Singh and Nilima SheikhArt Institute Chicago Presents Two Solo Exhibitions from Indian Contemporary Women Artists, Dayanita Singh and Nilima Sheikh
March 06, 2014

In the coming weeks, the Art Institute will present two solo exhibitions devoted to the illuminating work of two contemporary women artists from India: Dayanita Singh and Nilima Sheikh. Though pursuin... (more...)


Two Female Contemporary Indian Artists Featured in First Exhibitions at Art InstituteTwo Female Contemporary Indian Artists Featured in First Exhibitions at Art Institute
March 06, 2014

In the coming weeks, the Art Institute will present two solo exhibitions devoted to the illuminating work of two contemporary women artists from India: Dayanita Singh and Nilima Sheikh. Though pursuin... (more...)


Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery Presents Largest U.S. Display of American Master James McNeill Whistler, 5/3Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery Presents Largest U.S. Display of American Master James McNeill Whistler, 5/3
March 03, 2014

'An American in London: Whistler and the Thames,' opening May 3 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, is the first major exhibition ever devoted to American artist James McNeill Whistler's e... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM, 4/29-11/2The Met Museum Presents THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM, 4/29-11/2
February 21, 2014

American artist Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) will create a site-specific installation atop The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden—the second in a new series... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18The Met Museum Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
February 14, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cath... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents THE PASSIONS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE CARPEAUX, 3/10-5/26The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents THE PASSIONS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE CARPEAUX, 3/10-5/26
February 13, 2014

The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, a major retrospective that will explore the life and work of the exceptionally gifted, deeply tormented sculptor who defined the heady atmosphere of the Second ... (more...)


Mori Art Museum Presents ANDY WARHOL: 15 MINUTES ETERNAL, Now thru 5/6Mori Art Museum Presents ANDY WARHOL: 15 MINUTES ETERNAL, Now thru 5/6
February 01, 2014

Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal” from today, February 1 to Tuesday, May 6, 2014. (more...)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents THE FLOWERING OF EDO PERIOD PAINTING, Now thru 9/7Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents THE FLOWERING OF EDO PERIOD PAINTING, Now thru 9/7
February 01, 2014

A major loan exhibition of Japanese art will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning today, February 1, 2014. (more...)


Met Museum Presents CHARLES MARVILLE, PHOTOGRAPHER OF PARIS, Now thru 3/4Met Museum Presents CHARLES MARVILLE, PHOTOGRAPHER OF PARIS, Now thru 3/4
January 29, 2014

Widely acknowledged as one of the most talented photographers of the 19th century, Charles Marville (French, 1813–1879) was commissioned by the city of Paris to document both the picturesque, medieval... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
January 28, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cath... (more...)


The Met Presents 'The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection', 2/1The Met Presents 'The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection', 2/1
January 24, 2014

A major loan exhibition of Japanese art will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning February 1, 2014. The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Coll... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents GRIDIRON GREATS: VINTAGE FOOTBALL CARDS IN THE COLLECTION OF JEFFERSON R. BURDICK, Now thru 2/10The Met Museum Presents GRIDIRON GREATS: VINTAGE FOOTBALL CARDS IN THE COLLECTION OF JEFFERSON R. BURDICK, Now thru 2/10
January 24, 2014

In conjunction with this year's Super Bowl—the first ever to be played in the New York area—The Metropolitan Museum of Art will display a selection of vintage football cards from its celebrated Jeffer... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents THE FLOWERING OF EDO PERIOD PAINTING, 2/1-9/7The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents THE FLOWERING OF EDO PERIOD PAINTING, 2/1-9/7
January 23, 2014

A major loan exhibition of Japanese art will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning February 1, 2014. The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Coll... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents GRIDIRON GREATS: VINTAGE FOOTBALL CARDS IN THE COLLECTION OF JEFFERSON R. BURDICK, 1/24-2/10The Met Museum Presents GRIDIRON GREATS: VINTAGE FOOTBALL CARDS IN THE COLLECTION OF JEFFERSON R. BURDICK, 1/24-2/10
January 16, 2014

In conjunction with this year's Super Bowl—the first ever to be played in the New York area—The Metropolitan Museum of Art will display a selection of vintage football cards from its celebrated Jeffer... (more...)


Met Museum Presents EARLY AMERICAN GUITARS: THE INSTRUMENTS OF C.F. MARTIN, Now thru 2/7Met Museum Presents EARLY AMERICAN GUITARS: THE INSTRUMENTS OF C.F. MARTIN, Now thru 2/7
January 14, 2014

Thirty-five rare guitars that illustrate the early history of the instrument in America will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning today, January 14. (more...)



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