In an act of vandalism on par with the burning of the Library of Alexandria, during the sixteenth century Spanish conquistadors and priests destroyed the Maya codices, or the written sum of that civilization’s history and literature…
Thanks to the late Jayne Wrightsman, the Met now possesses the nation’s finest collection of work by the Venetian scenic painter
I wondered how cultural institutions, desperate for attendance, were handling the restrictions forced by the coronavirus pandemic, and took a stroll along New York’s “Museum Mile” on Fifth Avenue.
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A cultural institution of transcendent richness and breadth, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York enters its sesquicentennial year
A new exhibition at the Met explores the amazing creations that filled courtly cabinets of curiosities.
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Born to a conservative Protestant family in Lausanne, Switzerland, Félix Vallotton rather intrepidly moved to Paris in 1882 at the age of sixteen to study art.
Five hundred years ago this year, Leonardo da Vinci passed away—in the arms of the French king François I, according to legend—and museums around the world have felt called upon to solemnize this important milestone.
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