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Met Museum to Display ADAM in New Venetian Sculpture Gallery, Now Open Met Museum to Display ADAM in New Venetian Sculpture Gallery, Now Open
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's marble sculpture Adam by Tullio Lombardo (ca. 1455-1532) returned to public view late last fall following a 12-year conservation project, presented in a special exhibition in the Museum's new Venetian Sculpture Gallery. Adam is now the focal point of this permanent g... (more...)
Met Museum Extends Hours for Final Weekend of CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, 9/5 Met Museum Extends Hours for Final Weekend of CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

(New York, August 28, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art today announced extended hours for the final weekend of its extraordinarily popular Costume Institute exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass. On Friday, September 4, and Saturday, September 5, the exhibition will remain open to the publ... (more...)
Met Museum to Display PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS FROM WEST AFRICA, 8/31 Met Museum to Display PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS FROM WEST AFRICA, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa presents 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa through nearly 80 photographs taken between the 1870s and the 1970s. These works, many of which are being shown for the first time, are drawn from the Metropolitan Museum's Vis... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum to Launch Met Breuer in March 2016 Metropolitan Museum to Launch Met Breuer in March 2016
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

In March 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its first season of programming at The Met Breuer, inviting visitors to engage with art of the 20th and 21st centuries through the global breadth and historical reach of the Museum's unparalleled collection and scholarly resources. At the sam... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Announces Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet Event Metropolitan Museum Announces Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet Event
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in an all-day TEDxMet event on Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The theme of the program is The In-Between.... (more...)
Met Museum Announces Full Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet All-Day Event, 9/26 Met Museum Announces Full Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet All-Day Event, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

(New York, August 18, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in an all-day TEDxMet event on Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The theme of the program is The In-Between.... (more...)
Met Museum's CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS to Close, 9/7 Met Museum's CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS to Close, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

China: Through the Looking Glass, the spring 2015 Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, closes on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.  ... (more...)
Zimmerli Art Museum to Present Radical Soviet Retrospective Display, 10/17 Zimmerli Art Museum to Present Radical Soviet Retrospective Display, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

New Brunswick, NJ—July 17, 2015—On October 17, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers will present the first US retrospective on the groundbreaking work of Soviet conceptual artist Vagrich Bakhchanyan (1938-2009), whose incisive critiques of Soviet propaganda led to unlikely success and an embrace in So... (more...)
Met Museum to Display Array of Kongo Aesthetic Ingenuity in New Exhibition, 9/18 Met Museum to Display Array of Kongo Aesthetic Ingenuity in New Exhibition, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

A landmark presentation that will radically redefine our understanding of Africa's relationship with the West, Kongo: Power and Majesty, opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this September, will focus on one of the continent's most influential artistic traditions, from the earliest moment of di... (more...)
Masterworks from Ancient Egypt's Middle Kingdom Set for Met Museum This Fall Masterworks from Ancient Egypt's Middle Kingdom Set for Met Museum This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II-the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom-was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years.... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display ANCIENT EGYPT TRANSFORMED, 10/12 Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display ANCIENT EGYPT TRANSFORMED, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II-the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom-was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years. During the Middle Kingdom (mid-Dynasty 11-Dynasty 13, around 2030-1650 B.C.), artistic, cultural, religious, and po... (more...)
Met Museum to Display GRAND ILLUSIONS Staged Photography Exhibit, 8/10 Met Museum to Display GRAND ILLUSIONS Staged Photography Exhibit, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2015

Photographers, like ventriloquists, can cast 'voices' in a seemingly infinite number of genres and period styles. This does not negate the camera's direct relationship to the world-tying image to subject as naturally as a footprint-but instead reveals that photographs are always admixtures of fictio... (more...)
'Grand Illusions' Opens 8/10 at Met 'Grand Illusions' Opens 8/10 at Met
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

Photographers, like ventriloquists, can cast 'voices' in a seemingly infinite number of genres and period styles. This does not negate the camera's direct relationship to the world-tying image to subject as naturally as a footprint-but instead reveals that photographs are always admixtures of fictio... (more...)
Met Museum's VAN GOGH: IRISES AND ROSES Exhibit to Close, 8/16 Met Museum's VAN GOGH: IRISES AND ROSES Exhibit to Close, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2015

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) brought his work in Provence to a close with exuberant bouquets of spring flowers - two of irises, two of roses, in contrasting formats and color schemes - in which he sought to impart a 'calm, unremitting ardor' to his 'last touch of the brush.' Painted on the eve of hi... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Shatters Record in Annual Attendance Metropolitan Museum Shatters Record in Annual Attendance
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

(New York, July 28, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that a record 6.3 million people—from the five boroughs of New York City, the local tri-state area, across the United States, and around the world—visited the Museum during the fiscal ye... (more...)
Met Museum Sets Programs for Visitors with Disabilities Met Museum Sets Programs for Visitors with Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer a variety of events for people with and without disabilities throughout the month of July. Programs will include film screenings, multisensory experiences, ... (more...)
Mabel Dodge Luhan and Company Coming to Taos Mabel Dodge Luhan and Company Coming to Taos
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2015

The Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico announces one of its largest and most important traveling exhibitions, coming in the spring of 2016. The exhibition will be the first to showcase the impact of Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879-1962), and her circle of artist, writer, and activist friends, on shap... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Shape, Color, and Bliss in RUSSIAN MODERNISM at the Neue Galerie BWW Reviews: Shape, Color, and Bliss in RUSSIAN MODERNISM at the Neue Galerie
by Patrick Kennedy - June 30, 2015

A new group exhibition at the Neue Galerie focuses on cosmopolitan modernism between 1907 and 1917.... (more...)
'The Return' to Premiere 7/11 at the Metropolitan Museum 'The Return' to Premiere 7/11 at the Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

A digital performance installation premiering at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this July will combine innovative animation technology with live performance to investigate dynamically the long restoration of Tullio Lombardo's shattered sculptural masterpiece Adam (ca. 1490-95). The Return, created b... (more...)
MCCC to Host Artists Reception in Honor of Mel Leipzig, Lou Draper, 6/21 MCCC to Host Artists Reception in Honor of Mel Leipzig, Lou Draper, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2015

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) will celebrate the work of two of its most renowned artists and instructors during “Trenton Makes: Art and Artists in Trenton.” The reception will be held Sunday, June 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. in James Kerney Hall on MCCC's Trenton Campus, 102 North Broad Street.... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display George Caleb Bingham Exhibition, 6/17 Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display George Caleb Bingham Exhibition, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

One of the foremost American genre painters of the 19th century, George Caleb Bingham is best known for his compelling depictions of frontier life along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 17, Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River ... (more...)
George Caleb Bingham Featured at Met Museum George Caleb Bingham Featured at Met Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

One of the foremost American genre painters of the 19th century, George Caleb Bingham is best known for his compelling depictions of frontier life along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 17, Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River ... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents SARGENT: PORTRAIT OF ARTISTS AND FRIENDS, 6/30-10/4 The Met Museum Presents SARGENT: PORTRAIT OF ARTISTS AND FRIENDS, 6/30-10/4
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Throughout his career, the celebrated American painter John Singer Sargent created portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Because these works were rarely commissioned, he was free to create images that were more radical than those he created for pa... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents Charles Le Brun's EVERHARD JABACH (1618–1695) AND HIS FAMILY The Met Museum Presents Charles Le Brun's EVERHARD JABACH (1618–1695) AND HIS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Charles Le Brun's (French, 1619–1690) monumental portrait Everhard Jabach (1618–1695) and His Family (ca. 1660) is now on view in the European Paintings Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum after undergoing a ten-month conservation project. This extraordinary canvas recently emerged into the public ... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Seeks Submissions for SOUNDWALK 9:09 Exhibit Metropolitan Museum of Art Seeks Submissions for SOUNDWALK 9:09 Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The sounds you record this summer could make their way into Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams's new work, Soundwalk 9:09. ... (more...)



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