Metropolitan Museum of Art

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Study of the Torso of a Male Nude Seen from the Back. Black chalk, with lead-white gouache highlights. Albertina, Vienna (123)

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, by David Rankin

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David Rankin visits the Michelangelo exhibition at The Met NY and asks “How do you look at and talk about a genius of this order, one so breathtakingly gifted?”

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting – Met Museum’s Collection

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting – Met Museum’s Collection

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An exhibition Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection consisting of 110 works of painting and calligraphy is now on show

Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom at The Met, NY

Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom at The Met, NY

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Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom the exhibition opening October 12 at The Met in New York showcasing sculptures and delicate examples of jewellery

Sargent: Portraits of Artists & Friends – On Show at The Met

Sargent: Portraits of Artists & Friends – On Show at The Met

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Artist John Singer Sargent was devoted to the creation of beauty, reflected in the show Sargent: Portraits of Artists & Friends at The Met, New York until Oct 4

Fabergé: A Life of its Own – Award-Winning Film in Australia

Fabergé: A Life of its Own – Award-Winning Film in Australia

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Fabergé A Life of its Own a limited Cinema Event release in Australia at Palace Cinemas as of 15th August, 2015, charts the rich history and beauty of the brand

Fashion First: Costume Through the Looking Glass at The Met

Fashion First: Costume Through the Looking Glass at The Met

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Fashion drives the social consciousness of our creators, connoisseurs and collectors world wide, constantly challenging the responsibilities we carry as individuals and as members of a global society. There is no doubt that wearing a beautiful Chinese style tunic made of colored silk that feels wonderful on the skin and…

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Tullio Lombardo’s Adam, A Masterpiece Restored – The Met NY

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Adam by Renaissance artist Tullio Lombardo, an important work of sculpture, is back on display at The Met NY following 12 year’s of restoration following a fall

Old Master Paintings, New York – The Met, European Galleries

Old Master Paintings, New York – The Met, European Galleries

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Planning a trip to New York – a visit to the old master paintings in the collection in the European Painting Galleries at the Met will be a rewarding experience

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World Textile Trade 1500 -1800 – Pre-Industrial Revolution

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Textiles as a commodity and cultural conflict are both a consequence and a casualty of the effects caused by expansion of European colonial empires 1500 to 1800

Metropolitan Vanities – Capturing a Selfie, Cautionary Tales

Metropolitan Vanities – Capturing a Selfie, Cautionary Tales

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The exhibition Metropolitan Vanities at The Met NY should attract those whose curiosity may lead them to understand, snapping a ‘selfie’ is about so much more

Antonio Canova – – Seven Last Works on Show The Met New York

Antonio Canova – – Seven Last Works on Show The Met New York

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A unique show of sculptural reliefs by Italian sculptor Antonio Canova: The Seven Last Works will be at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY from January 22, 2014

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Impressionism & Modernism – Fashionable Life, Paris 1860-80

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The Impressionists have today become popular because people from all walks of life, creeds and backgrounds relate to their optimistic view of a life well lived