Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

PIOTR UKLAŃSKI @ THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – NEW YORK – MAR 17 – AUG 16

  Piotr Uklański: "Fatal Attraction" The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography / Gallery 851 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street) New York, NY 10028 March 17th – August 16th, 2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents “Fatal Attraction: Piotr Uklański Photographs,” the pioneering survey of multi-media Polish…

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THOM BROWNE – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Thom Browne's New York Fall/Winter show was inspired by Death Becomes Her, the Metropolitan Museum's exhibition of mourning clothes from the 19th century. Blond beauties in white half-slumbered in a dreamlike state between life and death, tended to by gilded male angels, until they they were awakened by the glamorous black-clad Grim Reaper in the…

BARTHOLOMEUS SPRANGER: SPLENDOR AND EROTICISM @ THE MET – NYC – NOV 4 – FEB 1

Bartholomeus Spranger Splendor and Eroticism The Metropolitan Museum of Art November 4, 2014-February 1, 2015 When one thinks of mid-16th century art done at the courts of Popes and Emperors, a whole lot of groping isn't necessarily what comes to mind. But that's Bartholomeus Spranger for you. A successful artist during his time, Bartholomeus Spranger (1546–1611) served…

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DEATH BECOMES HER @ THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire  The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Anna Wintour Costume Center October 21, 2014 - February 1, 2015 Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, The Costume Institute’s first fall exhibition in seven years, is on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Center from October…

TEENS TAKE THE MET – OCTOBER 17 – NEW YORK

Teens Take The Met! The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street) October 17, 2014 - A mob of excitement and liveliness is about to descend upon The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which will launch a new event called Teens Take the Met on Friday, October 17, 5:00-8:00pm. The Museum says the…

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY THOMAS STRUTH

Thomas Struth September 30, 2014-February 16, 2015 Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography, 2nd Floor, Museum of Modern Art Monday, September 30 - February 16 Twenty-five photographs by Thomas Struth (German, born 1954), one of the most accomplished and celebrated artists of the last half-century, will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum…

THE COSTUME INSTITUTE: CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS @ THE MET – NYC – MAY 7, 2015 – AUG 16, 2015

The Costume Institute: China: Through the Looking Glass  The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 7th, 2015 –August 16th, 2015 Exhibition Locations: Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center Presented in the Museum’s Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition will explore how China has fueled the creative imagination for centuries, resulting in layers of…

AMERICA WILDERNESS – GARY WINOGRAND RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW

As I rushed through Gary Winogrand’s byzantine retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the second time, I wondered if my current way of viewing was not actually the best way of engaging the show. The first time, I went slow, I was deliberate and studious: noting and cataloguing as many of (what I…

5 EXHIBITS TO CHECK OUT THIS SEPTEMBER

1. Second Floor: The Private Apartment of Mademoiselle Chanel  Saatchi Gallery, London September 12-22, 2014 Take a look inside Mademoiselle Chanel's infamous apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, Paris, through intimate photographs by Sam Taylor-Johnson. The exhibit will show 34 photographs, beautifully printed in black and white. "Shooting at Coco Chanel's apartment was an unexpectedly absorbing experience,"…

LAST CHANCE TO SEE CHARLES JAMES: BEYOND FASHION @ THE MET – OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 10TH

Charles James: Beyond Fashion The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Through Sunday, August 10th The exhibition, which opened to the public on May 8, is the inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute, and examines the career of legendary 20th-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906–1978). It is presented in two…

2014 MET BALL VIDEO COVERAGE: FROM CHARLES JAMES TO MICHELLE OBAMA

This year's Met Ball will celebrate the works of the legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James. Charles James: Beyond Fashion will explore James's design process, focusing on his use of sculptural, scientific, and mathematical approaches to construct revolutionary ball gowns and innovative tailoring that continue to influence designers today. Approximately seventy-five of James's most notable designs will…

THE IMPACT OF TATTOOS IN MODERN SOCIETY

There have been periods in history when tattoos were deemed a "fad" that would pass in time but time has proven different - 23% of Americans have tattoos as of 2014; that's 1 in 5 people. Many actors, actresses and models proudly display their beautiful work for the world to see, yet most Americans cave…

PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA @ METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – JAN 14 – MAR 30

Piero Della Francesca: Personal Encounters The Metropolitan Museum of Art January 14th - March 30th, 2014 1000 5th Ave, New York City Through a special collaboration with the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, and the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host a focused presentation of the devotional paintings of Piero della…

NY STATE SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Frequent guests of The Metropolitan Museum of Art can breathe a sigh of relief. On Wednesday October 30th, major elements of the two cases regarding the museum’s admission policies received rulings in the museum’s favor. The lawsuits challenged the Met’s long-standing “pay-what-you-wish” policy on the grounds that it violated both the museum’s 1878 lease and…

SILLA @ THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 4 – FEBRUARY 23

Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10028-0198 November 4 - February 23 The Metropolitan Museum of Art is presenting Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom exhibit. In the ancient world, the Korean kingdom of Silla (57 B.C.–A.D. 935) was renowned as a country of gold. Through nearly 100…

MASTERPIECES OF TIBETAN & NEPALESE ART @ MET MUSEUM – NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 17 – FEBRUARY 2

Masterpieces of Tibetan & Nepalese Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave New York, NY 10028 September 17 - February 2, 2014 Thirteen recently acquired masterworks of Tibetan and Nepalese art will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning September 17.  Dating from the 11th to the 17th century, Masterpieces of…

CAMBODIAN RATTAN AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 23 – JUNE 16

  Cambodian Rattan: The Sculptures of Sopheap Pich The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 Installation dates: February 23 – June 16, 2013 Location: Florence and Herbert Irving Asian Wing—galleries 209, 249, 251 The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present ten works by the contemporary Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich (b.…

AT WAR WITH THE OBVIOUS AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 26 – JULY 28

At War with the Obvious: Photographs by William Eggleston Opens February 26 at Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Dates: February 26—July 28, 2013 Exhibition Location: The Howard Gilman Gallery, 852 The American photographer William Eggleston (born 1939) emerged in the early 1960s as a pioneer of modern color photography. Now, 50 years later, he is arguably its…

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