Metropolitan Museum Art
Saturday, June 01, 2013
By Richard Hake
It's all about visual art in this week's staff picks.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Curator Rebecca Rabinow talks about the exhibition “Matisse: In Search of True Painting,” on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through March 17. Henri Matisse was one of the most acclaimed artists working in France during the first half of the 20th century, but painting had rarely come easily to Matisse. Throughout his career, he questioned, repainted, and reevaluated his work. This show demonstrates his need to progress methodically from one painting to the next.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
By Brian Wise
The Istanbul prosecutor's office has launched an investigation against the pianist and composer Fazil Say over statements he made on Twitter about organized religion.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The earliest Egyptian art at the Met, a house grows in the Brooklyn Museum, an igloo made of coal on the Lower East Side and a Brazilian artist's climb-able piece in Chelsea. Plus: an art video tribute to Mike Kelley in Chelsea and an experimental new ballet in Williamsburg. There's lots to choose from in the New York City arts scene this week. Here's what we're looking at.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The art of the nude at the Met, early digital works at the Museum of the Moving Image, paintings from a secret chapel go on view at St. Peter's in Manhattan, and painters and performance artists all around Chelsea. It's an intriguing week in New York. Here's what we're looking at.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Art about animals, the collection of important Parisian patrons, the architectonic works of a Cuban artist, art about performance art and early '80s photographs from Northern Africa and beyond. There's a lot going on in the city this week. Here's what we're looking at.
Friday, January 13, 2012
For the past decade, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has been giving the American Wing a thorough renovation. On Monday, the museum will be drawing back the curtain on the final phase of the project.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
The centennial of collagist Romare Bearden's birth receives tribute at the Met, a New Orleans-born artist shows her sinewy assemblages downtown and a Chelsea gallery displays the demure, 9/11-inspired drawings of a former Beat. Here's a little art to be checking out this Labor Day weekend.
Sunday, August 07, 2011
This special edition of SELECTED SHORTS was inspired by a remarkable exhibition of photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. “Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans,” which was on display at the museum between September 22, 2009 and January 3, 2010, recreated Frank’s legendary book The Americans.