Tag Archives: Metropolitan Museum of Art


News Web Exclusive
Carla-Fernandez-Warrior-Suits

12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

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


Trends
02_14_FE_Photo_Brandt_FEAT

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


News
02_14_NW_Christiansen_FEAT2

Remastering the Old Masters

How curator Keith Christiansen succeeded in giving the Met’s European paintings galleries a fresh new look Read More


News Web Exclusive
Diego_Rivera_slider

10 Must-See Museum Photo Shows of Spring 2014

Where to find Kahlo’s archive, Friedlander’s jazz pix, Michael Snow’s conceptual hijinks, Abelardo Morell’s camera obscura, and more highlights of the spring photo season Read More


News Web Exclusive
Jaguars Slider

The Most Famous New York Sculptor You’ve Never Heard Of

A new exhibition at Columbia University celebrates Anna Hyatt Huntington, whose sculptures can be seen in museums and parks all around the city Read More


News Web Exclusive
samurai_slider

13 Dazzling Treasure-Packed Art-Museum Shows to See in Spring 2014

Masterworks, manuscripts, mosaics, royal jewels, devotional sculpture, and blinged-out arms and armor feature in exhibitions devoted to the arts of Byzantium, Buddhism, Islam, West Africa, the Samurai, the Andes, and more Read More


Trends
01_14_FE_Ceramics_FEAT

Claytime! Ceramics Finds Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream

Versatile, sensuous, malleable, as basic as mud and as old as art itself, clay is increasingly emerging as a material of choice for a wide range of contemporary artists
Read More


Features
12_14_FE_Titles_002-b_FEAT

Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More


News
12_13_NW_Leonardo_totale_FEAT

The Latest Leonardo Debate

The announcement of a new attribution to the Renaissance master stirs up the usual controversy Read More


Trends
11_13_FE_Sound_FEAT

Now Hear This: Sound Art Has Arrived

Sound is being recognized and exhibited as an art form in its own right
Read More


News Web Exclusive
Isa Genzken, Empire/Vampire I, 2003, paint on mirror foil, fabric, plastic figures, and artificial plants on wood pedestal. 
©ISA GENZKEN. COURTESY COLLECTION MARI AND PETER SHAW, THE ARTIST AND GALERIE BUCHHOLZ, COLOGNE/BERLIN.

Ten Tough Women Artists Who Stand Up to the Bad Boys

In a male-dominated art season, here’s where to find female artists who cut, change the rules, explore new horizons, and do it gangsta-style Read More


Profiles
10_13_FE_Zarina_FEAT

Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


News Web Exclusive
Funerary Carving (Malagan), Northern Ireland, 19th-20th century, wood, paint, opercula, and fiber. THE MICHAEL C. ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL COLLECTION, BEQUEST OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, 1979.

The Metropolitan Museum’s Global Revolutionary

How the original Rockefeller Republican effected radical change by championing “Primitive” art Read More


Investigations
09_13_FE_Rest_Putin+Merkel_FEATURED

The Restitution Struggle: Malaise, Indifference, and Frustration

Decades after the effort began, hundreds of thousands of artworks and other objects looted from victims of the Holocaust have yet to be returned to the owners or their heirs
Read More