Tag Archives: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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9 Awesome New Art Books for Kids

A summer reading list for budding artists and art historians Read More

Devorah Sperber, After Vermeer 2, detail view, 2006, 5,024 spools of thread, stainless-steel ball chain and hanging apparatus, clear acrylic viewing sphere, metal stand. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.
Looking at Art

Girl with a Hoop Earring: Fun with Vermeer

Two beloved Vermeers have left Holland for a stint in the U.S. They’ll find their descendants stripped by Dalí, bedecked in toilet-paper rolls, and reincarnated by Cindy Sherman Read More

Divya Mehra, Still from On Tragedy (Did you hear the one about the Indian?), 2012.
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Remixing Romare Bearden

The Bearden iPad app, your Demuth’s in the mail, Frida threatens to shave, and other links from around the Web (and MTV) Read More

Sarah Charlesworth's Unidentified Woman, Hotel Corona de Aragon, Madrid, 1980, from the series "Stills," is in the show "September 11" at MoMA PS1.  COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY, NEW YORK
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A Terrible Beauty?

New York’s museums grapple with 9/11 Read More

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Turning Over a New Leaf

Inspired by the ecological crisis, artists are seeking to connect with nature on a personal level—listening to glaciers, talking to plants, or taking biospheres for a walk. Read More

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Net Gains

As interactive, computer-based artworks are collected and commissioned, are they losing their edge or gaining an audience?. Read More

Looking at Art

Irving Penn’s Modern Venus

In a photo recalling an ancient sculpture, he transformed a female nude into a timeless fertility goddess. Read More

Features

Who Was the Real Artemisia?

She modeled for her father, became one of the most successful Italian painters of the 17th century, and has sparked the imagination of contemporary novelists and filmmakers. Now the Metropolitan Museum of Art looks at both Gentileschis in a major show . She modeled for her father, became one of the most successful Italian painters of the 17th century, and has sparked the imagination of contemporary novelists and filmmakers. Now the Metropolitan Museum of Art looks at both Gentileschis in a major show. Read More

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From the Editor and Publisher

When William Faulkner was told that he had won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, he gratefully accepted the prize but said he would not be able to attend the official ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. “I doubt if I … Read More