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"About 2,000 years ago, Medusa got a makeover...from grotesque to gorgeous."— reviews "Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art," on view through January 6.
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The Met 9h
Replying to @kassiastclair
Hmm, good question... How about Thomas Cole's "The Oxbow," depicting the tail end of a thunderstorm?
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New York Times Arts 16h
The Met's new director argues for broadening the definition of Modern and contemporary art to one with a global perspective as the museum moves ahead with renovation of its Southwest Wing and one devoted to Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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The Met 18h
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of our "Discoveries" program—a resource for visitors with developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. Visit our "Discoveries @ 30" installation to see art created by the program's participants:
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The Met 19h
Did you know that one of the pioneers of photography was supposedly camera shy? Learn more about Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, inventor of the , who was born on this day in 1787:
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The Met Nov 17
This rare 18th century armor (gusoku) by Bamen Tomotsugu is among the incredible works on view in "Japanese Arms and Armor from the Collection of Etsuko and John Morris."
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The Met Nov 17
Born on this day in 1904, created "Water Stone" for the opening of our Japanese galleries in 1987. [© The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum]
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The Met Nov 17
Hi Alison, Our three locations (The Met Fifth, The Met Breuer, and the Cloisters) will all be closed on Thanksgiving Day, 11/22, but will reopen on Friday. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Antiques & The Arts Nov 3
Now through Oct 2020, “In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met” will bring together some of the museum’s greatest paintings to present a remarkable chapter of art history. Click below for our review.
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The Met Nov 17
Replying to @metmuseum
Corrected link!
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The Met Nov 17
460 years ago today, Elizabeth I ascended the throne, beginning her 44-year reign as queen of England. Learn how her admiration for the arts helped provide a flourishing environment for the humanities:
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Jēary! Nov 16
One of my new favorite statues at the in the AAOA gallery ( Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas) this “Seated Figure” comes from the Mali/ Inland Niger delta region.
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Spectrum News NY1 Nov 16
"When you put on a piece of jewelry, it does something to you." A new exhibit that explores features 230 pieces and spans 5,000 years. Learn more on this week's .
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The Met Nov 16
Join us for ! Tonight's events include a free lecture about , timely talks as part of the "Met Perspectives: Art and Truth" series, and much more.
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The Met Nov 16
"Sparkling, glittering, and above all, fascinating, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibit 'Jewelry: The Body Transformed' dives in to the history (and importance) of how we adorn ourselves."—
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The Met Nov 15
. calls at The Met Breuer a "gorgeous, loquacious exhibition..." See it now through December 2.
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New York Magazine Nov 15
Presenting 's Metropolitan Museum of Art guide for the crowd-averse
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The Met Nov 15
This week, the world marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which touched every corner of the globe—even The Met. Learn how a former Arms and Armor curator helped design helmets for soldiers in battle: .
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The Met Nov 15
Time to bundle up—it's officially snowing here in NYC! ❄ This wintry print is by Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige.
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The Met Nov 15
Georgia O’Keeffe, born on this day in 1887, felt the sun-bleached animal bones she found in New Mexico represented the desert’s enduring beauty and the strength of the American spirit.
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