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Metropolitan Museum Of Art

  1. night at the museum
    Chanel Will Show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art This DecemberMet Gala part deux.
  2. Why Is the Met’s New Show About the Body in Art History So Stultifying and Dull?This is what happens with an excess of hyperrealism.
  3. video
    See How the ‘Heavenly Bodies’ Met Show Came TogetherIn this time-lapse video of the installation.
  4. art
    Huma Bhabha’s New Installation at the Met Brings You Into the Realm of GodsThis is among the best Met roof sculpture installations since the program began in 1987.
  5. video
    Get to Know Costume Institute Curator Andrew Bolton Before the Met’s New ShowHere’s an exclusive clip from the Art of Style.
  6. art
    People Have So Many Feelings About the Met’s New Entry FeeMany fear it will make the museum less accessible to everyone.
  7. art and money
    The Met’s Admission-Fee Hike Points at a Much Bigger ProblemThe newly fortified ticket price is a drag. But what got us here is worse.
  8. The Met to Charge $25 Admission Fee for Out-of-Town VisitorsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art is eliminating its “suggested donation” policy for nonlocal guests.
  9. 11,000 People Demanded the Met Remove This Painting. They Aren’t Going To. Good.In many ways it is a sign of art’s complexity that it generate a wide variety of responses.
  10. new york beginnings
    The Director and the Pharaoh: How Thomas Hoving Created the Museum BlockbusterWhen King Tut became a celebrity.
  11. Michelangelo Exploded Art History, Just With His DrawingThe Metropolitan Museum’s new show is a stupendous metaphysical-visual exhalation.
  12. gallery
    Inside a Celebrity-Studded Halloween Party at the Metropolitan Museum of ArtJessica Chastain, Joan Smalls, and Nicky Hilton dressed up for the occasion.
  13. ayo technology
    Google Is Trying to Make Fashion More AccessibleWith the help of virtual reality.
  14. rebels without a cause
    Museum Donors Are Pissed Celebs Were Smoking in the Met Gala Bathrooms“I would honestly like to see these people fined by the city.”
  15. money money money
    The Met Is Reportedly Considering Charging Tourists an Admission FeeAlert your visiting grandparents now!
  16. art of the in-between
    How Has One Designer Spent Decades Defining the Avant-Garde?Rei Kawakubo’s Comme des Garçons gets a retrospective at the Met.
  17. feature
    With Rumors, Scandal, and a Record Budget Shortfall, What Broke the Met?Just a year ago, the museum was planning an ambitious expansion and touting record attendance. Now its director has been ousted.
  18. space of the week
    How a Mother and Son Turned a Relative’s Closet Into a Museum InstallationSara Berman’s Closet, created by Alex and Maira Kalman, is on view at the Met now.
  19. metropolitan museum of art
    Metropolitan Museum Director Thomas Campbell ResignsDaniel Weiss, the Met’s president and COO, will act as its interim chief executive.
  20. fitness
    Someone Is Totally Going to Break a Piece of Art During This Met Museum WorkoutA new form of fitness.
  21. museum pieces
    Rei Kawakubo Is Getting Her Own Met Exhibit and GalaShe’s the second living designer to receive the honor.
  22. gallery
    An Artist’s Dark, Fatal AttractionPolish artist Piotr Uklański’s new book.
  23. classical music
    A 21-Hour Day of Unfinished, Impossible Music: Stockhausen’s KlangA 21-hour performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  24. What Happened to ‘James Hunter Black Draftee’? A Mystery at the Met BreuerJames Hunter never showed up for his second sitting with Alice Neel, who left the painting unfinished. What happened to him?
  25. unfinished business
    Inside the New Met Breuer’s Housewarming ShowThe stories behind 500 years of “unfinished” artworks in one famous Brutalist redoubt.
  26. classical music
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Building Gets New MusicStarting with a sonic walk over to the Met Breuer.
  27. The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Logo Is a Typographic Bus CrashSix big red conjoined letters.
  28. museum pieces
    Inside the Costume Institute’s Tech-Inspired Fashion ExhibitCurator-in-charge Andrew Bolton walked us through a preview of the show.
  29. art appreciation
    I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Drawing by a Man With No Hands or FeetJerry Saltz on the infinitely intricate art of Matthias Buchinger.
  30. museum pieces
    A Sneak Peek at the Met’s New Jacqueline de Ribes ExhibitThe countess’s wardrobe, an astonishing cache of perfectly preserved couture, is used to being shown off — in Paris and everywhere else.
  31. revolving door
    Andrew Bolton Is Taking Over at the Costume InstituteHarold Koda is retiring in January.
  32. Harold Koda on Talking Back to Diana VreelandThe Costume Institute’s curator-in-charge remembers the legendary editor. 
  33. retrospectives
    London’s Alexander McQueen Show Is Bigger and Better Than Ever“Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” opened today in the designer’s hometown.
  34. museum pieces
    A Sneak Peek at the Met’s New Exhibit, ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’Artistic-directed by Wong Kar Wai.
  35. royals
    The Costume Institute’s Upcoming Exhibit Is All About Jacqueline de RibesExpect Valentino and YSL pieces.
  36. none more black
    The Met’s New Exhibit, ‘Death Becomes Her,’ Will Thrill Your Inner GothCome over to the dark side.
  37. fashion exhibits
    Fashion on Display: How Clothes Became a Top Draw at MuseumsFashion attracts crowds because it is that magical combination of beautiful objects with social history.
  38. blockbusters
    The Charles James Exhibit Was Officially a HitTheir fourth-most-popular fashion exhibit.
  39. none more black
    The Costume Institute’s Upcoming Exhibit Has a Somber ThemeTitled “Death Becomes Her.”
  40. memory lane
    The Secret Life of Fashion Designer Charles JamesA close friend of the designer shares never-before-seen sketches and tales of James’s later years.
  41. The Next Costume Institute Show Will Be About Chinese DesignBut details are still thin on the ground.
  42. met gala 2014
    Inside the Met Costume Institute’s New Charles James Exhibit, ‘Beyond Fashion’Michelle Obama cut the ribbon at the Anna Wintour Costume Center’s opening ceremony.
  43. The Met Can Charge Whatever It Wants, Thanks to BloombergThe museum has amended its lease with the city amid two lawsuits.
  44. Met Director Says It’s Perfectly Clear That the Museum Is Pay-What-You-WishIsn’t everyone reading the fine print?
  45. Met Museum Sued Again, for Not Being Free EnoughPeople seem to think “recommended” admission prices are unclear.
  46. jerry saltz
    Saltz: The Met’s ‘Regarding Warhol’ Has Nothing to SayThere’s a shallow, pandering fecklessness to this pseudo-extravaganza.
  47. Cartography
    Citing ‘Starbucks Effect,’ Met Scraps Food-Kiosk Plans“This spells Starbucks: a place to hang out all day and have coffee.”
  48. met gala 2012
    See All the Looks From the 2012 Met Gala Red CarpetYes, Anna Wintour is wearing a gold lobster on her skirt! Plus Carey Mulligan! Beyoncé! Gwyneth! More!
  49. Thirteen-Year-Old Kid Catches Mistake at the MetVery impressive. 
  50. quotables
    Miuccia Prada: ‘I Love Aprons’“It’s an emblem of women’s despair, their poverty, their passions.”
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