Tag Archives: Metropolitan Museum of Art


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Morning Links: Larry Clark Edition

“New Work,” director and photographer Larry Clark’s new art series and limited edition skate shoe made in collaboration with luxury shoe designer Eugène Riconneaus, debuted this week in Paris.  [Complex] A State Hermitage Museum employee has been arrested in connection to … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Details from two folios of the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525–30, opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper. COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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An installation view of the exhibition 'Pierre Huyghe. IN. BORDER. DEEP.' at Hauser & Wirth London, 2014. HUGO GLENDINNING/©PIERRE HUYGHE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Pierre Huyghe Will Have a Show on the Met’s Roof This Year

There are few venues in New York more high profile than the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and each year rumors spread about who is going to be in the annual show the museum stages there, which usually … Read More


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Cindy Sherman and Julian Schnabel at the Whitney Gala.COURTESY OF BILLY FARRELL

Brutal Breakup: Whitney Says Bye-Bye to Breuer Building With One Last Blowout

Last night, the Whitney Museum’s annual Gala & Studio Party took the form of a going away bash, marking the museum’s final event in the historic Breuer Building before moving to its new downtown home and reopening on May Day … Read More


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'The Cathedrals of Art' (1942), Florine Stettheimer's unfinished final work, which is owned by the Met.COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Met Announces Opening Date, Show at Whitney’s Breuer Building

For the past three years, ever since the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it would take over the Whitney’s Breuer building for at least eight years, there has been endless speculation about what it will do there. Now The … Read More


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Here’s Some Advice for Young Art Historians From a Former Director of the Met

A colleague was recently reading John McPhee’s excellent and epic 1967 New Yorker profile of Metropolitan Museum director Thomas Hoving, and drew my attention to a passage that offers some sage advice for anyone pursuing a career in the art industry. Here’s … Read More


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Ban's Paper Log House in 1995 in Kobe, Japan. TAKANOBU SAKUMA/COURTESY PRITZKER PRIZE

Morning Links: Shigeru Ban Edition

Deborah Solomon on the Delaware Art Museum’s deaccessioning efforts. [The New York Times] Sotheby’s released its results for the first half of 2014, reporting a 24 percent increase in auction sales. [CNN Money] “Artist Ryan McGinness’s edgy but still official-looking … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘The Queen’ Edition

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets discuss their 89plus project. [NYT] Here’s a profile of Emily Rafferty, who is stepping down as president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Wall Street Journal] And here’s a profile of the Met’s Clare Vincent, who … Read More


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New ID Card May Give New Yorkers Free Met Access

A proposed citywide identification card for New Yorkers, announced earlier this month, may also come with a free membership to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Times reports. The card is mostly aimed at making it easier for … Read More


Profiles
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Adrian Cheng: Building Up a New Chinese Culture

Hong Kong entrepreneur Adrian Cheng is pioneering new strategies to support Chinese art Read More


News Retrospective
Wassily Kandinsky's paintings as they appeared in an exhibition of "non-objective" art in 1943. COURTESY GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM.

Retrospective: When Elaine de Kooning Painted JFK

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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9 Funky, Surprising, and Selfie-Worthy Outdoor Art Installations to See in NYC This Summer

Where to find crumbling Rococo grottos, three-legged Buddhas, psychedelic pink flamingos, and more Read More


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12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

To get to the top, you have to wear the right clothes Read More


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Expired Photo Materials Find New Life in Contemporary Photography

In the digital age, artists are finding new uses for analogue products like expired film and obsolete paper Read More