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The Met Museum Presents THE SACRED LUTE: THE ART OF OSTAD ELAHI, 8/5-1/11 The Met Museum Presents THE SACRED LUTE: THE ART OF OSTAD ELAHI, 8/5-1/11
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

Ostad Elahi (1895–1974) was a renowned Persian musician, thinker, and jurist whose transformative work in the art of tanb?r—an ancient, long-necked lute—paralleled his innovative approach to the quest for truth and self-knowledge. Beginning August 5 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Sacred Lut... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents THOMAS HART BENTON'S AMERICA TODAY MURAL REDISCOVERED, 9/30-4/19 The Met Museum Presents THOMAS HART BENTON'S AMERICA TODAY MURAL REDISCOVERED, 9/30-4/19
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2014

The exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Missouri native Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975) painted the 10-panel ... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE, 10/21-2/1 The Met Museum Presents DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE, 10/21-2/1
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2014

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, The Costume Institute's first fall exhibition in seven years, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Anna Wintour Costume Center from October 21, 2014 through February 1, 2015. The exhibition will explore the aesthetic development and cu... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents GARRY WINOGRAND, Now thru 9/21 The Met Museum Presents GARRY WINOGRAND, Now thru 9/21
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928-1984)-the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s-will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art today, June 27, 2014.... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents Sunday at the Met: A Conversation on Glamour and Charles James  with Designer Zac Posen and Curator Jan Glier Reeder, 6/22 The Met Museum Presents Sunday at the Met: A Conversation on Glamour and Charles James with Designer Zac Posen and Curator Jan Glier Reeder, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2014

Fashion designer Zac Posen and Charles James exhibition co-curator Jan Glier Reeder discuss James's glamour, technique, and enduring impact on fashion in general, and on Posen in particular. From elements in Posen's first collection to gowns he designed for certain guests at this year's Met Gala, h... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents SOL LEWITT: WALL DRAWING #370, 6/30-9/7 The Met Museum Presents SOL LEWITT: WALL DRAWING #370, 6/30-9/7
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

Sol LeWitt's 1982 Wall Drawing #370: Ten Geometric Figures (including right triangle, cross, X, diamond) with three-inch parallel bands of lines in two directions will be installed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this summer. Over a period of four weeks, five drafters will prepare the 10 geometric... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents P.S. ART 2014: CELEBRATING THE CREATIVE SPIRIT OF NYC KIDS, 6/10-8/25 The Met Museum Presents P.S. ART 2014: CELEBRATING THE CREATIVE SPIRIT OF NYC KIDS, 6/10-8/25
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2014

For three months this summer, works of art in all media by 106 of New York City's most talented public school students, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be displayed in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through P.S. Art, a project of the New ... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents GARRY WINOGRAND, 6/27-9/21 The Met Museum Presents GARRY WINOGRAND, 6/27-9/21
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2014

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928–1984)—the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 27, 2014. Garry Winogrand brings together more than 175 of the artist'... (more...)
Jewish Museum to Present From the Margins, 7/12/14-2/1/15 Jewish Museum to Present From the Margins, 7/12/14-2/1/15
by Jillian Gaier - June 02, 2014

Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979) were major contributors to Abstract Expressionism but as a woman and as an African American, respectively, they were often overlooked by the leading critics of their time. From September 12, 2014 through February 1, 2015, the Jewish Museum will pr... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents ASSYRIA TO IBERIA AT THE DAWN OF THE CLASSICAL AGE, 9/22-1/4 The Met Museum Presents ASSYRIA TO IBERIA AT THE DAWN OF THE CLASSICAL AGE, 9/22-1/4
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

At its height in the 8th to 7th century B.C., the Assyrian Empire was the dominant power of the ancient Near East and the largest empire the world had yet seen, spanning 1,000 miles in a continuous swathe from Assyria (present-day northern Iraq) to the Mediterranean. As Assyria expanded, the Phoenic... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents GARRY WINOGRAND, 6/27-9/21 The Met Museum Presents GARRY WINOGRAND, 6/27-9/21
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928–1984)—the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 27, 2014. Garry Winogrand brings together more than 175 of the artist'... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents THE PRE-RAPHAELITE LEGACY: BRITISH ART AND DESIGN, 5/20-10/26 The Met Museum Presents THE PRE-RAPHAELITE LEGACY: BRITISH ART AND DESIGN, 5/20-10/26
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

In 1855, Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris, student friends at Oxford, decided to abandon their theological studies and become artists. They turned for guidance to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, a leader of the recently disbanded Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848–1853), a group that galvanized British p... (more...)
Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery Presents Largest U.S. Display of American Master James McNeill Whistler Today Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery Presents Largest U.S. Display of American Master James McNeill Whistler Today
by BWW News Desk - May 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 early period in London, and it is the largest U.S. display of his work in almost 20 years. The exhibi... (more...)
MOA at UBC Presents North American Premiere of 'WITHOUT MASKS: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art' Exhibition, Now thru 11/2 MOA at UBC Presents North American Premiere of 'WITHOUT MASKS: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art' Exhibition, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC opens a window into the lives and struggles of Cubans of African descent in Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art, the upcoming exhibition making its North American premiere from today, May 2 to November 2, 2014.... (more...)
Adrienne Arsht Pledges $1 Million in Support of the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS Series Adrienne Arsht Pledges $1 Million in Support of the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS Series
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that Adrienne Arsht has pledged $1 million in support of theMet Museum Presents series of performances and talk, now in its second season. The grant will fund the next three seasons of the series, in 2014-2015, 2... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS' 2014–15 Season The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS' 2014–15 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is more than just a splendid showcase of brilliant artifacts; it is home to a broad range of ideas and personal narratives from every civilization. The 2014–15 season of Met Museum Presents brings these stories to life through theater, performance, and discussions that... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM, Now thru 11/2 The Met Museum Presents THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 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 of commissions for the outdoor site. The installation will comprise one of Graham's unique steel an... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents TREASURES FROM INDIA: JEWELS FROM THE AL- THANI COLLECTION, 10/28-1/25 The Met Museum Presents TREASURES FROM INDIA: JEWELS FROM THE AL- THANI COLLECTION, 10/28-1/25
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that an exhibition of some 60 jeweled objects from the private collection formed by Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani will be presented at the Museum this fall. Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Col... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17 The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17
by BWW News Desk - 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. Featuring more than 40 works, from towering scrolls designed to fill reception halls to intimate w... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3 The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3
by BWW News Desk - 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) that were commissioned by the Count of Altamira, who was a director of the bank. Goya and the Altami... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including  15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including 15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover
by BWW News Desk - 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 Seminary (JTS), New York, for two years, is a newly conserved Haggadah by Joel ben Simeon, one of the be... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18
by BWW News Desk - 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 April 7–18, 2014. The Metropolitan Museum created and will host the colloquium to broaden internation... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents INK ART: PAST AS PRESENT IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA The Met Museum Presents INK ART: PAST AS PRESENT IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA
by BWW News Desk - 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 as Present in Contemporary China demonstrates how China's ancient pattern of seeking cultural renewa... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27 The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27
by BWW News Desk - 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 sculptures will be featured, many of them large-scale stone sculptures, terracottas, and bronzes. They... (more...)
Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Friedrich Kunath's THE TEMPTATION TO EXIST (MAY CONTAIN NUTS), 3/15-4/26 Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Friedrich Kunath's THE TEMPTATION TO EXIST (MAY CONTAIN NUTS), 3/15-4/26
by BWW News Desk - 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 propel emotional experience. On the heels of a comprehensive monograph entitled In My Room, and a ser... (more...)



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