Upcoming Exhibitions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Extensive new information is now posted online about The Metropolitan Museum of Art's upcoming exhibitions. Highlights of the upcoming season are:

Julio Le Parc 1959

December 4, 2018–February 24, 2019
The Met Breuer

Julio Le Parc, (Argentine, born 1928). Rotation in Red and Black (Rotación en Rojo y Negro), 1959
Julio Le Parc, (Argentine, born 1928). Rotation in Red and Black (Rotación en Rojo y Negro), 1959.
Gouache on cardboard. 16 1/8 × 16 1/8 in. (41 × 41 cm). Promised Gift of Julio Le Parc © Julio Le Parc

Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera

December 17, 2018–ongoing

Jackson Pollock. Number 28, 1950 (detail), 1950
Jackson Pollock. Number 28, 1950 (detail), 1950. Enamel on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection, Gift of Muriel Kallis Newman, in honor of her grandchildren, Ellen Steinberg Coven and Dr. Peter Steinberg, 2006 © 2018 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold

January 23–April 14, 2019
The Met Breuer

Lucio Fontana (Italian, 1899–1968). Spatial Concept, Expectations, 1959
Lucio Fontana (Italian, 1899–1968). Spatial Concept, Expectations, 1959. Oil on canvas. Olnick Spanu Collection © 2018 Fondazione Lucio Fontana/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome

Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

January 30–May 12, 2019

Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892). Palm Tree near the Church of Saints Theodore, Athens (89. Athènes. 1842. Palmier près S Théodore.), 1842
Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892). Palm Tree near the Church of Saints Theodore, Athens (89. Athènes. 1842. Palmier près S Théodore.), 1842. 9 3/8 × 7 3/8 in. (23.9 × 18.7 cm). Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (EG7-750)

Siah Armajani: Follow This Line

February 20–May 19, 2019
The Met Breuer

Siah Armajani (Iranian-American, born Tehran, 1939), Dictionary for Building: The Garden Gate, 1982–1983
Siah Armajani (Iranian-American, born Tehran, 1939), Dictionary for Building: The Garden Gate, 1982–1983 (Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; purchased with the aid of funds from William D. and Stanley Gregory and Art Center Acquisition Fund, 1983)

The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated

March 5–June 16, 2019

Tosa Mitsuoki (1617–1691). Portrait-Icon of Murasaki Shikibu. Edo Period (1615–1868), 17th century
Tosa Mitsuoki (1617–1691). Portrait-Icon of Murasaki Shikibu. Edo Period (1615–1868), 17th century. Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk; 35 5/8 x 20 3/4 in. (90.5 x 52.7 cm). Ishiyamadera Temple, Shiga Prefecture, Courtesy of Ishiyamadera Temple, photo by Kanai Morio

The World between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East

March 18–June 23, 2019

Statuette of a goddess (detail), 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Babylon
Statuette of a goddess (detail), 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Babylon. Alabaster, stucco, gold, and rubies. Musée du Louvre, Paris © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll

April 8–October 1, 2019

Costume: Dragon-embroidered jacket and pants, CoCo, Los Angeles; designed by Jimmy Page
Costume: Dragon-embroidered jacket and pants, CoCo, Los Angeles; designed by Jimmy Page. Black crepe jacket and velvet pants with silk embroidery, 1975. Collection of Jimmy Page. © Kate Simon. In the photo, Mr. Page is playing his EDS-1275 double-neck guitar, which will also be featured in the exhibition.

Home Is a Foreign Place

April 9, 2019–June 2020
The Met Breuer

Zarina (American, born Aligarh, India, 1937). Home is a Foreign Place (detail), 1999
Zarina (American, born Aligarh, India, 1937). Home is a Foreign Place (detail), 1999. Portfolio of 36 woodcut chine collé with Urdu text printed on paper and mounted on paper frontispiece (a): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm) image (b-mm): 8 × 6 in. (20.3 × 15.2 cm) sheet (b-mm): 16 1/8 × 13 1/8 in. (41 × 33.3 cm) box (nn): 17 1/2 × 14 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (44.5 × 36.8 × 4.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The George Economou Collection Gift, 2013. 2013.565a-nn

Camp: Notes on Fashion

May 9–September 8, 2019

Ensemble, Virgil Abloh (American, born 1980) for Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh (Italian, founded 2013), pre-fall 2018
Ensemble, Virgil Abloh (American, born 1980) for Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh (Italian, founded 2013), pre-fall 2018. © Johnny Dufort, 2018. Shirt, Franco Moschino (Italian, 1950-1994) for House of Moschino (Italian, founded 1983), spring/summer 1991. Photo © Johnny Dufort, 2018

Phenomenal Nature: Mrinalini Mukherjee

June 4–September 29, 2019
The Met Breuer

Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949–2015). Adi Pushp II, 1997
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949–2015). Adi Pushp II, 1997. Fiber. 55 × 48 × 36 in. (139.7 × 121.9 × 91.4 cm). Private Collection © Mrinalini Mukherjee

The complete list of 2018–19 MetLiveArts performances is available here.

 

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