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The Met vs. MoMA Museum War Brewing? The Met vs. MoMA Museum War Brewing?
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art received Leonard Lauder's $1 billion gift of 81 Cubist masterpieces. Combined with the relocation plans and MoMA's expansion plans, there is now brewing some rivalry between the two museums.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The First Lady of Modern Art, MADAME CEZANNE at the Metropolitan Museum BWW Reviews: The First Lady of Modern Art, MADAME CEZANNE at the Metropolitan Museum
by Patrick Kennedy - January 16, 2015

A new exhibition examines the life and image Hortense Fiquet--Paul Cézanne's mistress, wife, and most famous portrait subject.... (more...)
This Month's Performances at The Met Museum Include THE GRAND TOUR, TURNING MUSIC INTO GOLD and More This Month's Performances at The Met Museum Include THE GRAND TOUR, TURNING MUSIC INTO GOLD and More
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

The Grand Tour returns; and Ensemble Caprice evokes the culture of Imperial Prague with period instruments... (more...)
Details about The Met Museum's Costume Institute Spring Exhibition, CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Announced at the Palace Museum in China Details about The Met Museum's Costume Institute Spring Exhibition, CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Announced at the Palace Museum in China
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Today, The Metropolitan Museum of Art held a press briefing at the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, about its spring 2015 Costume Institute exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass. The exhibition, on view at the Met from May 7 to August 16, will explore how Chinese art and film have influenced ... (more...)
Bob Colacello Reports on the Debate of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Vs. MoMA Bob Colacello Reports on the Debate of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Vs. MoMA
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

Vanity Fair special correspondent Bob Colacello reports on the heated debate between the Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA over “artwork, board members and prestige” after they acquired a $1 billion gift of Cubist masterpieces from Leonard Lauder for the Met's 20th century collection.... (more...)
National Portrait Gallery Elects Nicholas Cullinan as New Director National Portrait Gallery Elects Nicholas Cullinan as New Director
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and co-curator of last year's hugely successful Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at Tate Modern, has been appointed Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced toda... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Life Domesticated, Art Emboldened in PICASSO & JACQUELINE: THE EVOLUTION OF STYLE BWW Reviews: Life Domesticated, Art Emboldened in PICASSO & JACQUELINE: THE EVOLUTION OF STYLE
by Patrick Kennedy - December 23, 2014

A massive new retrospective at Pace Gallery places Picasso's late work in the context of his final, most enduring romance.... (more...)
The Mexican Museum Announces New Officers for 2015 The Mexican Museum Announces New Officers for 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

The Mexican Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, announces its slate of new officers for 2015. Andrew “Andy” Kluger, current Chairman of The Mexican Museum's Board of Trustees, has been re-elected as Chair for the coming year. He is joined by Alejandro Vallejo as Vice-Chair, Miguel Bustos as Secretary, ... (more...)
George R. Goldner, the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Met Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints, to Step Down in January George R. Goldner, the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Met Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints, to Step Down in January
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that George R. Goldner, who has been the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints since 1993, will step down at the end of January 2015. He announced further that Nadine Orenstein, cu... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Reconstructing a Revolution with CUBISM: THE LEONARD A. LAUDER COLLECTION BWW Reviews: Reconstructing a Revolution with CUBISM: THE LEONARD A. LAUDER COLLECTION
by Patrick Kennedy - December 09, 2014

A major retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art captures the spirit of innovation that Cubism brought to painting and sculpture.... (more...)
Winchester Bible Exhibit Opens at Medieval Europe Gallery Today Winchester Bible Exhibit Opens at Medieval Europe Gallery Today
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible-a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200-will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning today, December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterp... (more...)
Concept's Art Market Continues thru 12/7 on the SeaFair Yacht in Miami Concept's Art Market Continues thru 12/7 on the SeaFair Yacht in Miami
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Concept opened its inaugural edition aboard the SeaFair yacht, docked in downtown Miami's rapidly expanding Arts & Entertainment District at Bayfront Park.... (more...)
THE WINCHESTER BIBLE Exhibit to Debut at MoMA, 12/8 THE WINCHESTER BIBLE Exhibit to Debut at MoMA, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible—a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200—will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents ENNION: MASTER OF ROMAN GLASS, 12/9-4/13 The Met Museum Presents ENNION: MASTER OF ROMAN GLASS, 12/9-4/13
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

Glassmaking originated around 2500 B.C. in Mesopotamia, and by the mid-first millennium B.C. it had spread throughout the ancient world. The number of vessels made from glass remained limited, however, until the introduction of two important technical advances—the use of the blowpipe and closed mult... (more...)
Met Museum to Show Rare Ancient Roman Glass Vessels from 12/9 Met Museum to Show Rare Ancient Roman Glass Vessels from 12/9
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2014

Glassmaking originated around 2500 B.C. in Mesopotamia, and by the mid-first millennium B.C. it had spread throughout the ancient world. The number of vessels made from glass remained limited, however, until the introduction of two important technical advances-the use of the blowpipe and closed mult... (more...)
The Souls Grown Deep Foundation Donates Works to Metropolitan Museum of Art The Souls Grown Deep Foundation Donates Works to Metropolitan Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that 57 works by contemporary African American artists from the Southern United States have been donated to the Museum by the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from its William S. Arnett Collection. In addition to pain... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires 57 Works from Souls Grown Deep Donation Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires 57 Works from Souls Grown Deep Donation
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2014

(New York, November 24, 2014)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that 57 works by contemporary African American artists from the Southern United States have been donated to the Museum by the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from its William S. Arnett C... (more...)
Khan Academy Partners with the Met Museum to Carry Extensive Content Khan Academy Partners with the Met Museum to Carry Extensive Content
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Sal Khan, founder and Executive Director of Khan Academy, announced today the launch of a partnership that will provide expanded access for visitors around the world to the Metropolitan Museum's online resources through Khan... (more...)
Winchester Bible Exhibit to Be Displayed at Medieval Europe Gallery, 12/9 Winchester Bible Exhibit to Be Displayed at Medieval Europe Gallery, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible—a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200—will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of... (more...)
Illuminated Pages from Winchester Bible to be Displayed at Met Museum Illuminated Pages from Winchester Bible to be Displayed at Met Museum
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible-a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200-will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of... (more...)
The Met Museum Tweets Its Own 'Break The Internet' Picture The Met Museum Tweets Its Own 'Break The Internet' Picture
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2014

This week Kim Kardashian's photo spread in Paper Magazin threatened to “Break the internet.' However, the photo spread did not succeed in its threat, but it has it has created a commentary on the photos and the star's very exposed body.... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents MADAME CEZANNE, 11/19-3/15 The Met Museum Presents MADAME CEZANNE, 11/19-3/15
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2014

Madame Cézanne, the first exhibition of paintings, drawings, and watercolors by Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) of his most painted model, Hortense Fiquet (1850–1922), will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on November 19. The exhibition will trace Cézanne's lifelong attachment to the woman who was hi... (more...)
First Exhibition of Cézanne's Portraits of His Wife Opens 11/19 at Metropolitan Museum First Exhibition of Cézanne's Portraits of His Wife Opens 11/19 at Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2014

Madame Cézanne, the first exhibition of paintings, drawings, and watercolors by Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) of his most painted model, Hortense Fiquet (1850-1922), will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on November 19. The exhibition will trace Cézanne's lifelong attachment to the woman who was hi... (more...)
Christie's, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and JW Marriott Marquis Miami  Announce Pop-Up Art Sale Christie's, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and JW Marriott Marquis Miami Announce Pop-Up Art Sale
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2014

MIAMI, Nov. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Christie's, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and JW Marriott Marquis Miami are pleased to announce a pop-up art sale at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, which will be the first time original art will be available for purchase at a JW Marriott property.... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents ARMS AND ARMOR: NOTABLE ACQUISITIONS 2003-2014, Now thru 12/6 The Met Museum Presents ARMS AND ARMOR: NOTABLE ACQUISITIONS 2003-2014, Now thru 12/6
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2014

The collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Department of Arms and Armor is one of the most encompassing and well known in the world. The collection rose to international prominence more than 100 years ago, in 1912, and since then it has continued to evolve and expand, both cross-culturally a... (more...)



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