Upcoming Exhibitions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Ragnar Kjartansson, Death Is Elsewhere
Ragnar Kjartansson, (Icelandic, b. 1976). Death Is Elsewhere (detail), 2017–2019. Seven-channel video installation 77 minutes © Ragnar Kjartansson; Courtesy of the artist, Luhring Augustine, New York, and i8 Gallery, Reykjavik

Ragnar Kjartansson, Death Is Elsewhere

May 30–September 2, 2019

 

Phenomenal Nature: Mrinalini Mukherjee
Mrinalini Mukherjee (Indian, 1949–2015). Vriksh Nata (Arboreal Enactment), 1991–92. Fiber (hemp), left: 66 1/8 x 35 3/8 x 26 3/4 in. (168 x 90 x 68 cm); center: 87 3/8 x 53 1/8 x 19 5/8 in. (222 x 135 x 50 cm); right: 93 1/4 x 46 x 27 1/8 in. (237 x 117 x 69 cm). Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi

Phenomenal Nature: Mrinalini Mukherjee

June 4–September 29, 2019
The Met Breuer

 

Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra
Oliver Beer (British, b. 1985). Vessel Orchestra, 2019. 32 hollow objects from The Met collection, microphones, speakers, keyboard, and associated audio equipment. © Oliver Beer, courtesy of the artist and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra

July 2–August 11, 2019
The Met Breuer

 

Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra
Neil Armstrong (American, 1930–2012). Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. Walks on the Surface of the Moon, Apollo 11, July 16-24 1969 (detail), 1969, printed later. Dye transfer print, 16 1/8 x 16 3/8 in. (41 x 41.6 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2017

Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra

July 3–September 22, 2019

 

Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome
Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452–1519). Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness, begun ca. 1483. Oil on wood, 40.5 x 29 1/4 in. (103 x 74 cm). Vatican City, Musei Vaticani. Photo © Governatorate of the Vatican City State - Vatican Museums. All rights reserved.

Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome

July 15–October 6, 2019

 

The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy
Jewish ceremonial wedding ring, from the Colmar Treasure, ca. 1300–before 1348. Gold, opaque and translucent enamel, 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (3.5 x 2.3 cm). Musée de Cluny - Musée national du Moyen Âge, © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy

July 22, 2019–January 12, 2020
The Met Cloisters

 

Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination
Scenes in and around the Capital, painted in the style of Rakuchu-Rakugai, 17th century (detail). Edo period (1615–1868), 17th century, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paper. Image (each): 61 7/16 in. × 11 ft. 6 11/16 in. (156.1 × 352.2 cm), Overall (each): 66 15/16 in. × 12 ft. 3/16 in. (170 × 366.2 cm),Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015

Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination

July 24, 2019–January 26, 2020

 

The Met Facade Commission: Wangechi Mutu
Portrait of Wangechi Mutu (detail), 2018. Photo by Cynthia Edorh

The Met Facade Commission: Wangechi Mutu

September 9, 2019–January 12, 2020

 

Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory
Vija Celmins. Untitled (Big Sea #1) (detail), 1969. Graphite on acrylic ground on paper. Private collection. © Vija Celmins, courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery. Photo © McKee Gallery, New York

Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory

September 24, 2019–January 2, 2020
The Met Breuer

 

The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maxmilian I
Daniel Hopfer (German, 1471–1536). Death and the Devil Surprising two Women, ca. 1500–1510. Etching; first state of two. Plate: 6 3/16 x 8 7/8 in. (15.7 x 22.6 cm). Sheet: 6 5/16 x 8 15/16 in. (16 x 22.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951 (51.501.383)

The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maxmilian I

October 7, 2019–January 5, 2020

 

The Renaissance of Etching
Félix Vallotton (Swiss, 1865–1925). The Visit (detail), 1899. Gouache on cardboard, 21 7/8 x 34 1/4 in. (55.5 x 87 cm). Kunsthaus Zürich. Acquired 1909, © Kunsthaus Zürich

The Renaissance of Etching

October 23, 2019–January 20, 2020

 

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet
Lorenz Helmschmid (German, first recorded 1467, died 1516). Field Armor of Maximilian I (detail), 1480. Steel, copper alloy, and leather. Sallet: private collection, New York; all other armor elements: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Imperial Armoury (A 60)

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet

October 29, 2019–January 26, 2020

 

Rayyane Tabet / Alien Property
Rayyane Tabet. Orthostat #170 (detail) from Orthostates, 2017-ongoing. 32 framed charcoal on paper rubbings, vinyl on wall, 107x77cm each. Courtesy of the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut | Hamburg. Photo courtesy of Fred Dott

Rayyane Tabet / Alien Property

October 30, 2019–January 18, 2021

 

Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe
Gerhard Emmoser (German, active 1556–84). Celestial globe with clockwork, 1579. Partially gilded silver, gilded brass (case); brass, steel (movement). Overall: 10 3/4 × 8 × 7 1/2 in. (27.3 × 20.3 × 19.1 cm); Diameter of globe: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm). Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (17.190.636)

Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe

November 25, 2019–March 1, 2020

 

Arte del mar: Artistic Exchange in the Caribbean
Deity Figure (zemí) (detail), ca. A.D. 1000. Dominican Republic (?). Taíno. Wood (Guaiacum), shell, 27 x 8 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (68.5 x 21.9 x 23.2 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.380)

Arte del mar: Artistic Exchange in the Caribbean

December 16, 2019–January 10, 2021

 

The Great Hall Commission: Kent Monkman, Mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People)
Portrait of Kent Monkman (detail) by Aaron Wynia

The Great Hall Commission: Kent Monkman, Mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People)

December 19, 2019–April 12, 2020

 

Additionally, a series of events and programs in celebration of Pride month was recently announced, including Battle of the Legends: Vogueing at The Met, which will be presented on June 11. The Museum also just revealed the new season of MetLiveArts performances, and the selection of visual and performance artist Nikhil Chopra as the Artist in Residence for 2019–20.

 

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