Tag Archives: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Van Gogh: Irises and Roses at the Met Museum – New York

May 12, 2015 through August 16, 2015 This exhibition reunites for the first time in 125 years, Van Gogh’s exuberant, “Irises,” and, “Roses,” from the Met permanent collection with their counterparts, the “Irises,” from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the, “Roses,” from National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Painted as an ensemble […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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Decoding Chinese Calligraphy at the Met Museum – New York

April 29, 2014 through August 17, 2014 – Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy – Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Wang presents the opportunity to explore more than forty outstanding examples of calligraphy by leading artists of the Yuan (1271–1368), Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasties from one of the premiere […]

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Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Met Museum – New York

May 8, 2014 through August 10, 2014 – This exhibition examines the career of legendary, twentieth-century, Anglo-American couturier Charles James, highlighting the resplendent glamour and breathtaking architecture of his legendary ball gowns while exploring his design process, specifically his use of sculptural, scientific and mathematical theories which continue to influence designers today. Featuring sixty-five of […]

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Lost Kingdoms: Early Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture at the Met Museum – New York

April 14, 2014 through July 27, 2014 – Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asian, Fifth to Eighth Century, presents the exceptional opportunity to view 160 sculptures, many designated as national treasures which have never traveled outside their home countries. The first international loan exhibition to explore the sculptural art produced in the earliest […]

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Drawings and Prints from the Met Museum Permanent Collection – New York

April 29, 2014 through July 14, 2014 – This wide ranging exhibition of works on paper from the permanent collection includes a group of rarely seen impressions of the famous Albrecht Dürer engraving, “Melencolia I” (1514), a selection of colored Netherlandish landscape drawings made around 1600 including notable new acquisitions by Hendrick Avercamp and Nicolaes Berchem […]

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Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West at the Met Museum – New York

March 11, 2014 through June 29, 2014 – This exhibition featuring three mid-seventeenth-century Dutch paintings along with three oriental carpets of the same period all selected from the Met’s permanent collection, focuses on the meaning of the carpets in genre scenes set in the homes of prosperous citizens. Using Gabriël Metsu’s, “A Musical Party,” (1659), […]

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The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection at the Met Museum – New York

February 1, 2014 through September 7, 2014 – The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection, presents a rare opportunity to view ninety paintings, hanging scrolls and folding screens drawn from the holdings of noted American collectors Robert and Betsy Feinberg, who have put together one of the premiere private collections of Japanese […]

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Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics at the Met Museum – New York

February 4, 2014 through August 18, 2014 – Making Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics (1880–1910) presents the public debut of the recently acquired Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of European Art Pottery which is comprised of works produced during a period when French potters created technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious […]

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Design Motifs in Byzantine Art at the Met Museum – New York

August 6, 2013 through August 3, 2014 – Woven in linen and wool and meant to be worn or to decorate domestic and religious spaces, the textiles on view in this exhibition, discovered in Egypt and dating to the first centuries of the First Millennium, feature unique design motifs that generally refer to abundance and prosperity, […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]