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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – Capturing Culture

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – Capturing Culture

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York uniquely captures cultural achievement, showcasing master art works as a reflection of human evolution antiquity – today

Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces at The Met

Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces at The Met

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Spectacular embroideries made of silk will be on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from 15th August 2015, exploring their cultural significance

The Met Gala, New York – China Through the Looking Glass

The Met Gala, New York – China Through the Looking Glass

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The Met Gala Ball in New York is THE invitation of the year. It is always the prelude to The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York’s major costume exhibition. This year it is China: Through the Looking Glass exploring the impact of the western trade with China down through the…

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection – On Show, New York

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection – On Show, New York

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On show at The Metropolitan Museum of New York is Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection a major exhibition of Cubist works of Picasso, Braque, Gris and Léger

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst & Renaissance Tapestry

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Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry will provide a reassessment of the artist’s contribution to an ever evolving Northern Renaissance

Charles James Ballgowns – Evolution of The Ball in Society

Charles James Ballgowns – Evolution of The Ball in Society

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Charles James designed dresses for ‘The Ball, a grand glittering social occasion enjoyed for centuries in cities of Europe, England & America, and now the world

Snuff Bottles 1030

Chinese Snuff Containers – Collections Not to Be Sneezed At

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For a long time snuff was taken from containers by the wealthy and elite in Europe in salons in which polite conversation was punctuated by a sound of sneezing

Carlo Scarpa – The Art of Venetian Glass at The Met New York

Carlo Scarpa – The Art of Venetian Glass at The Met New York

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Venetian glass design was revolutionized in the 20th century under the vision of architect Carlo Scarpa who expanded their traditions beyond previous boundaries

The Met New York  – Exploring Pictorial & Garden Arts, China

The Met New York – Exploring Pictorial & Garden Arts, China

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Walking through a Chinese Garden, enjoying its visual delights on a day when the sun is shining is an empowering experience generating a warmth that will endure for a thousand springtimes.

Regarding Warhol Sixty Artists, Fifty Years Consumer Culture

Regarding Warhol Sixty Artists, Fifty Years Consumer Culture

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Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists Fifty Years, to be held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) in New York will juxtapose prime examples of Warhol’s paintings, sculpture, and films alongside significant artists who have reacted to his groundbreaking ideas over the last fifty years.