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With Museums Empty, Security Experts Hope Thieves Stay Home, Too

The risk may be no higher, but consultants who help protect museum collections say additional safeguards are in order, given the closures caused by the virus.
Tags: Art, News, Museum, Museums, Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Security and Warning Systems, Robberies and Thefts, Solomon R, Steve Keller, Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stevan Layne


The New York Philharmonic Announces Video Broadcasts of DIE WALKURE and THE MOTHER OF US ALL

The New York Philharmonic has announcednew video broadcasts and audio content being released this week. The production of Virgil Thomson's The Mother of Us All - co-presented by the New York Philharmonic, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Juilliard School in February 2020 - will have its world premiere screening tomorrow Friday, April 3. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York Philharmonic, Juilliard School, BWW News Desk, Virgil Thomson


The Met Launches #MetAnywhere Online Programming And Social Media Initiatives

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a lineup of newly developed content to complement its existing selection of online materials, offering audiences at home the opportunity to engage with the Museum while it is temporarily closed. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, BWW News Desk


Met Museum Tells Staff It Is Extending Pay Until May 2

As the institution struggles to address declining revenues, it may look to its $3.6 billion endowment for a measure of relief.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Finances, American Museum of Natural History, Max, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Weiss, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Hollein, Daniel H, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Saint Who Stopped an Epidemic Is on Lockdown at the Met

Quarantined in Sicily, van Dyck painted a daughter of Palermo who saved the city from an outbreak. Our critic went to see her in an empty museum.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Anthony, Palermo, Sicily, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Van Dyck, Dyck, Palermo (Italy


What Will Art Look Like When We Re-Emerge From Isolation?

The pandemic has not only shut down museums and galleries. It has canceled an entire way of life for contemporary artists — and forces a reconsideration of what all that flying was good for.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Olga, Ulman, Tokarczuk, af Klint, Hilma (1862-1944, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Amalia (1989-


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches #CongressSaveCulture

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is launching CongressSaveCulture, a campaign to support broader efforts advocating for financial relief for non-profit arts organizations to be included in the 2 trillion stimulus package currently being debated in Congress. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Congress, Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, BWW News Desk


Take a Virtual Tour of 30 World-Class Museums & Safely Visit 2 Million Works of Fine Art

Since the first stirrings of the internet, artists and curators have puzzled over what the fluidity of online space would do to the experience of viewing works of art. At a conference on the subject in 2001, Susan Hazan of the Israel Museum wondered whether there is “space for enchantment in a technological world?” She referred to Walter Benjamin’s ruminations on the “potentially liberating phenomenon” of technologically reproduced art, yet also noted that “what was forfeited in this process we...
Tags: Google, Art, College, Smithsonian, Taipei, Archives, New York Public Library, Whitney, British Museum, Stanford University, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Facebook Twitter, Tate, Rosetta Stone, Cleveland Museum of Art, Vermeer


Met Museum Prepares for $100 Million Loss Due to Coronavirus

The Met’s executives say the coronavirus outbreak makes painful layoffs likely for every cultural institution.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Max, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Hollein, Manhattan (NYC, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


America’s Big Museums on the Hot Seat

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston commemorate their 150th birthdays in a state of heightened scrutiny, our critic offers a five-point plan to save the souls of our venerable institutions.
Tags: Art, News, America, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Hot Seat, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston


America’s Big Museums in the Hot Seat

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston commemorate their 150th birthdays in a state of heightened scrutiny, our critic offers a five-point plan to save their souls.
Tags: Art, News, America, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Hot Seat, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, Big Museums


Coronavirus in N.Y.: The Latest

A city whose lifeblood is its thousands of bars and eateries is suddenly without them (but you can still order a cocktail).
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Unemployment, Museums, Bill, Opera, De Blasio, Cuomo, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Culture (Arts, Bars and Nightclubs


2020 Met Gala Postponed Due to Covid-19 Outbreak

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has indefinitelypostponedits annual Met Gala due to the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, BWW News Desk


New York’s Major Cultural Institutions Close in Response to Coronavirus

The Metropolitan Museum, Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic announced temporary closures.
Tags: Art, New York, News, New York City, Museums, Classical Music, Theater, Opera, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Cloisters, Peter, Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic, Weiss, Metropolitan Opera, Gelb


Met Museum to Close in Response to Coronavirus

All three of its locations will shut down starting Friday.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Cloisters, Weiss, Met Breuer, The, Daniel H, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Sublime Farewell of Gerhard Richter, Master of Doubt

The Met Breuer closes with an exhibition of the 88-year-old German painter, likely to be the final major show of his lifetime.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Breuer, Richter, Gerhard, Met Breuer, Gerhard Richter, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps


The Met Adjusts Provenance on Painting to Acknowledge Fraught WWII History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has altered the provenance of The Rape of Tamar, attributed to the French artist Eustache Le Sueur, noting the work was owned by a Jewish art dealer, Siegfried Aram, who fled Germany, and who claimed that the work had been taking illegally by businessman Oskar Sommer. “We updated the online provenance information, […]
Tags: Art, News, Germany, Art News, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Minipost, Tamar, Eustache Le Sueur, Siegfried Aram, Oskar Sommer


The Mystery of the Painting in Gallery 634

New evidence suggests a 17th-century work, on view for years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was once owned by a Jewish art dealer who fled the Nazis.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Christie's, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Aram, Nicholas, Siegfried, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Lynn H, Black Forest (Germany


The Met Puts 650+ Japanese Illustrated Books Online: Marvel at Hokusai’s One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji and More

There are certain Japanese woodblock prints many of us can picture in our minds: Hokusai Katsushika's The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Utagawa Hiroshige's Sudden Shower over Shin-?hashi bridge and Atake, Kitagawa Utamaro's Three Beauties of the Present Day. Even when we find vast archives of such works, known as ukiyo-e or "pictures of the floating world," we tend to appreciate the works themselves one piece at a time; we imagine them on walls, not in books. But it was in books that much of the wor...
Tags: Google, Art, Books, College, Tokyo, Archives, Seoul, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Facebook Twitter, Arthur, Carpenter, Shin, Mount Fuji, Edo, Yoshiwara, Hokusai


Desert Empires: Wonders to Behold

Two hundred rare objects at the Metropolitan Museum trace the remarkable history and cultural heritage of kingdoms on the rim of the Sahara.
Tags: Art, News, Senegal, Museums, Sculpture, Mali, Sahara Desert, Mosques, Metropolitan Museum Of Art


The Art of Caribbean Exchange, in Gold, Stone or Hardwood

“Arte del Mar,” an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, shows that the West Indies were a meeting point of cultures long before the European arrival.
Tags: Art, News, West Indies, Metropolitan Museum, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Hispaniola, Edouard, Taíno, Archaeology and Anthropology, Caribbean Area, Arte del Mar (Exhibit, Glissant, Caribbean Exchange


The Amazing Artistry & Ingenuity of the Furniture Enjoyed by 18th Century Aristocrats

Whatever did people do with themselves all day before social media and streaming video? Before TV, film, and radio? If you were most people in Europe, before various revolutions, you worked from dawn to dusk and collapsed in bed, with rare holidays to break up the monotony. But if you were an aristocrat, you not only had the pleasures of juicy gossip, lively correspondence, and bawdy novels to look forward to, but you might also—just as millions do now—encounter such pleasures while gami...
Tags: Google, Europe, Design, College, History, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Facebook Twitter, Getty Museum, Dryden, Durham NC Follow, David Roentgen, 18th Century Aristocrats, Jean François Oeben, Wordsworth Free Course Josh Jones


Art Institutions and Leaders Condemn Trump’s Threats Towards Iran’s Cultural Sites

A group of art world figures, including leaders at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York have criticized Donald Trump’s threats to destroy cultural sites in Iran.  “The targeting of sites of global cultural heritage is abhorrent to the collective values of our society,” they write. “Our world knows precisely what is gained from protecting cultural sites, […]
Tags: Art, New York, News, Iran, Donald Trump, Art News, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Minipost, Leaders Condemn Trump


Gavin Creel Will Perform at the Metropolitan Museum of Art This Summer

Gavin Creel is set to take the stage at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 22 at 8pm. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Gavin Creel, BWW News Desk, Gavin Creel Will Perform, Metropolitan Museum of Art This Summer


When He Was Good, He Was Breathtaking

The mesmerizing, frustrating world of Félix Vallotton, now at the Metropolitan Museum.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Painter, Felix Vallotton


A Cree Artist Redraws History

With humor and fantasy, Kent Monkman disrupts clichés of Native victimhood at the Met.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Native Americans, Kent, Max, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Indigenous People, Kent Monkman, Wagstaff, Hollein, Monkman, Sheena (1952-


How the Superrich Took Over the Museum World

The wealthy have always influenced the art scene. But in recent years, they’ve dominated it.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Museum of Modern Art, Philanthropy, Black, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Cohen, High Net Worth Individuals, Leon D, Steven A, Museum World


At the Entrenched Met Museum, the New Director Shakes Things Up

One year into the job, Max Hollein shows that art shouldn’t be seen solely through a Western lens.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Max, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Denise, Murrell, Max Hollein, Hollein


American Impressionism and Portraiture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

On my recent visit to New York, I visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art twice. The first area I headed to (after the roof!) on the first day was the section devoted to American Impressionism. (The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, New York, Artists, Paintings, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Art History, Art Galleries And Museums, Impressionism, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, American Art, Childe Hassam, Making A Mark, American Impressionism


LA’s New George Lucas Museum Names A Director

On Wednesday the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Sandra Jackson-Dumont as its new director and chief executive officer. She comes to L.A. from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, where since 2014 she has headed education and public programs. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, New York, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Visual, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Sandra Jackson Dumont, 10.30.19, LA 's New George Lucas Museum



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