The Gulbenkian Foundation celebrates its 60 years and merges its two museums!

The 60th anniversary of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation will be in the spotlight during its "Summer Garden" festival, which will take place from the 23rd of June to the 3rd of July. It will include outdoor concerts and film screenings, exhibitions, reading sessions and workshops.


Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum welcomed a record number of visitors—6.7 million—during the fiscal year that ended on June 30 (FY16).

Carolee Schneemann on Cycladic female figures | The Artist Project

Carolee Schneemann is an American multidisciplinary artist who works in a wide variety of mediums, including painting, photography, performance art, and installation. She currently lives and works in Springtown, New York.

Nouveau Musée National de Monaco | Designing Dreams: A Celebration of Leon Bakst

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the most famous stage-designer for the Ballets Russes, the Nouveau Musee National de Monaco presents “Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst”, an exhibition running from 23 October 2016 to 15 January 2012 at the Villa Sauber.

Exhibition at The Met to Focus on Fragonard, Famed Master Draftsman of the 18th Century

Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732–1806)—one of the most forward-looking and inventive artists of the 18th century—was equally skilled in painting, drawing, and etching.

Nepalese Ritual Crown Donated to The Met by Barbara Levy Kipper

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that collector Barbara Levy Kipper has donated to the Museum an extraordinarily rare Nepalese ritual crown in gilt copper, dating from the late 13th or 14th century.

Rashid Rana on Umberto Boccioni's Unique Forms of Continuity in Space | The Artist Project

Rashid Rana, born in 1968, is an artist working in photography, sculpture, and a wide variety of digital media. He lives and works in Lahore.

Krishna Reddy on Henry Moore | The Artist Project

Krishna Reddy, born in 1925, is an Indian printmaker and sculptor. He currently lives and works in New York City.

Nouveau Musée National de Monaco | Cloak: An offsite project by Mike Nelson

The Nouveau Musée National de Monaco presents an off project by Mike Nelson – Cloak – a site-specific intervention in the UBS building located on avenue de Grande-Bretagne in Monaco.

Announcement of Costume Institute's Fall 2016 Exhibition

The Costume Institute’s Fall 2016 exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center from November 8, 2016, through February 5, 2017, will feature significant acquisitions of the past 10 years.

Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven

Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 26, the landmark exhibition Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven will demonstrate the key role that the Holy City, sacred to the three Abrahamic faiths, played in shaping the art of this period.

Friday, 7/22, "MetFridays: Extreme Measures" / Event at The Met

The Met will explore the power of objects large and small at The Met Fifth Avenue this Friday, July 22, from 5 to 9 p.m., during MetFridays: Extreme Measures.

Living With Art - Summertime Special

In honor of the summer, the museum shop offers its customers a discount on a range of the artists' unique jewelry, which are call "wearable art".

Two Hellenistic Treasures from Berlin’s Famed Pergamon Museum to Remain on View at The Met for Two More Years

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that two ancient marble sculptures from the famed collection of the Pergamon Museum (Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) will remain on loan to The Met for two years.


Every month, MetCollects introduces one work of art recently acquired by the Met. We invite you to have a first look with us.

Jeff Koons on Roman sculpture | The Artist Project

Jeff Koons, born in 1955, is an American artist known for working with everyday objects. His artwork revolves around themes of self-acceptance and transcendence.


Nan Goldin, born in 1953, is an American photographer. She lives in New York City, Berlin, and Paris.

Renovated Galleries of Ptolemaic Art at The Met to Reopen July 1

A nearly 72-foot-long ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, colorful figural tiles from a shrine from Hermopolis (the city of the god Thoth), and more than 200 additional works of art created in Egypt between 332 to 30 B.C. will return to view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on July 1 with the reopening of two recently renovated galleries dedicated to Ptolemaic art.

Printing a Child’s World

Printed works for or about children are the focus of the installation Printing a Child’s World, which opened May 27 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

First Open Online Only Sales | Post-War and Contemporary Art | Editions

New York – This July, Christie’s will launch its FIRST OPEN auction series with two sales: FIRST OPEN | Post-War and Contemporary Art and FIRST OPEN | Editions.



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