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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd William Caxton and the Birth of English Printing

The Morgan Library & Museum    midtown
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 685-0008
http://www.themorgan.org/home.asp
May 29th - September 20th
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About 1474 something never seen in print before rolled off the press: the English language. William Caxton, an English merchant and diplomat, had recently learned of the new technology of print invented by Johann Gutenberg twenty years before, and Caxton capitalized on the commercial opportunity offered by this revolutionary invention. William Caxton and the Birth of English Printing celebrates...   [more]

Opening: May 29th   10:30 AM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Emmet Gowin: Hidden Likeness: Photographer Emmet Gowin and the Morgan

The Morgan Library & Museum    midtown
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 685-0008
http://www.themorgan.org/home.asp
May 22nd - September 20th
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For this, his first-ever solo museum exhibition in New York, Emmet Gowin works as both artist and curator, discovering affinities between the five decades of his art and objects from every department at the Morgan. Approximately 50 works from the vaults of the Morgan…includings drawings, books, and music manuscripts…appear in groups that alternate with sequences of photographs by the...   [more]

Opening: May 22nd   10:30 AM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Treasures from the Vault

The Morgan Library & Museum    midtown
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 685-0008
http://www.themorgan.org/home.asp
January 13th - May 10th
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The Morgan is home to some of the world's greatest collections of medieval manuscripts, printed books and bindings, literary manuscripts, private letters and correspondence, and original music. Treasures from the Vault, an ongoing exhibition series, features works drawn from these diverse collections in the sumptuous setting of Pierpont Morgan's 1906 Library.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Compositions: Asian Painting

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
April 17th 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Workshop added about 3 hours ago

Draw inspiration from original works of art. Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook; pencils only. Instruction provided every thirty minutes. Come and go as you like between each session. Open to visitors of all ages. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and the Met. This event is part of MetFridays: New York's Night Out....   [more]

Workshop


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
April 10th 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lecture added about 3 hours ago

Join leading curators, art historians, and other specialists for lectures related to the Museum's exhibitions and collections. Today's speakers are Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, IFAC Handa Curator of Japanese Art, The British Museum, and Monika Bincsik, Assistant Curator, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Discovering Japanese Art: Americ...   [more]

Lecture


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
February 14th - September 27th
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The 2015 centennial of the Department of Asian Art offers an ideal opportunity to explore the history of the Museum's collection of Japanese art. Showcasing more than two hundred masterworks of every medium, this exhibition will tell the story of how the Museum built its comprehensive collection of Japanese art beginning in the early 1880s, when it owned just a small, eclectic array of Japanese d...   [more]

Opening: February 14th   10:00 AM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Linnaeus Tripe: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852–1860

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
February 24th - May 25th
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This is the first major traveling exhibition devoted to the British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822–1902). Between 1854 and 1860, Tripe produced an unprecedented series of photographs documenting the landscape and cultural artifacts of south India and Burma (now the Republic of Myanmar). With few models to follow, he developed a professional practice under the auspices of the Briti...   [more]

Opening: February 24th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
March 9th - May 10th
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This exhibition will unite Plains Indian masterworks found in European and North American collections, from pre-contact to contemporary, ranging from a two-thousand-year-old human-effigy stone pipe to contemporary paintings, photographs, and a video-installation piece. Works of art collected centuries ago by French traders and travelers will be seen together with those acquired by Lewis and Clark on...   [more]

Opening: March 9th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
April 6th - October 4th
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Nicolas M. Salgo (1915–2005), a Hungarian native and former United States ambassador to Budapest, was fascinated by the art of the goldsmith in Hungarian culture and formed his own "treasury" by collecting pieces that are individual and unique. This exhibition will celebrate the gift to the Metropolitan Museum of the major part of the silver collection assembled by this focused collector over...   [more]

Opening: April 6th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
April 20th - July 26th
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The Deccan plateau of south-central India was home to a succession of highly cultured Muslim kingdoms with a rich artistic heritage. Under their patronage in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, foreign influences—notably from Iran, Turkey, eastern Africa, and Europe—combined with ancient and prevailing Indian traditions to create a distinctive Indo-Islamic art and culture. This exhibiti...   [more]

Opening: April 20th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd China: Through the Looking Glass

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
May 7th - August 16th
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This exhibition, presented in the Museum's Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, will explore how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries, resulting in highly creative distortions of cultural realities and mythologies. High fashion will be juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, as well as films, to reveal enchanting reflections of Chine...   [more]

Opening: May 7th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Vincent Van Gogh: Irises and Roses

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
May 12th - August 16th
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Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) brought his work in Provence to a close with exuberant bouquets of spring flowers—two of irises and two of roses, in contrasting formats and color schemes—in which he sought to impart a "calm, unremitting ardor" to his "last touch of the brush." Painted on the eve of his departure from the asylum at Saint-Rémy and conceived as a series or ensemb...   [more]

Opening: May 12th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Robert Motherwell: Lyric Suite

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
February 2nd - July 26th
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In addition to a long and prolific career as a painter, American artist Robert Motherwell (1915–1991) was a dedicated teacher, a scholar of art and literature, and a champion of fellow artists. He was the youngest member of the "New York School" of Abstract Expressionists, whose name he coined and for whom he was a theorist and spokesman. With his wide array of intellectual interests—from...   [more]

Opening: February 2nd   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Elaborate Embroidery: Fabrics for Menswear before 1815

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
February 2nd - July 19th
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This installation features lengths of fabric for an unmade man's suit and waistcoat, as well as a selection of embroidery samples for fashionable menswear made between about 1760 and 1815. During this period, France was the undisputed epicenter of the European fashionable world, and professional embroidery workshops there produced a dizzying array of colorful designs from which a man could choose....   [more]

Opening: February 2nd   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Wolfgang Tillmans: Book for Architects

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
January 26th - July 5th
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Wolfgang Tillmans's installation Book for Architects (2014) is on view at the Metropolitan Museum for the first time since its debut at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. Over a period of ten years, Tillmans (German, born 1968) photographed buildings in thirty-seven countries on five continents to produce Book for Architects. The 450 photographs are presented in a site-specific, two-channel video in...   [more]

Opening: January 26th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Celebration of the Year of the Ram

The Metropolitan Museum of Art    upper east side
1000 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10028-0918
(212) 535-7710
http://www.metmuseum.org
January 17th - April 19th
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In celebration of the Year of the Ram, the Metropolitan Museum presents a selection of remarkable works drawn exclusively from the Museum's permanent collection. These include lively sculptures of bronze, jade, rock crystal, and celadon porcelain, along with a charming painting of grazing goats by an eighteenth-century master.   [more]



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