diane arbus: in the beginning

As part of the inaugural season at The Met Breuer, diane arbus: in the beginning will open on July 12, featuring more than 100 photographs that together will redefine one of the most influential and provocative artists of the 20th century.

Art Basel: quality provides a welcome break from the doomsayers

Basel is the Wimbledon of art. It’s the fair where you find the highest quality in the world and where the most sophisticated collectors make an appearance. Even those further down players (galleries) in the rankings are happy to be included in the credits.

The New Tate Modern: A Disappointment

Tate Modern, the epicentre of modern and contemporary art in Britain, is tightening its grip by adding 60% more exhibition space in a new extension designed – like the original gallery, which opened in 2000 – by the Basel architects Herzog & de Meuron.


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

Soon a new issue of The Tretyakov Gallery Magazine #3 2016 (52) will be published

Soon a new issue of The Tretyakov Gallery Magazine #3 2016 (52) will be published.

Living With Art - Shavuot Special

The Shavuot festival is just around the corner, and it is a great opportunity to put a spotlight on Ilana Goor's creations which deal with her homeland and the environment she was surrounded by as a young child.

Four Photo Opportunities/One Evening: Museum Mile Festival and P.S. Art 2016 Kick-Off

Kick off the summer with us at the annual Museum Mile Festival! Together with six other New York City cultural institutions along the Fifth Avenue mile between 82nd and 105th Streets, we're open free to the public throughout the evening.

Exhibitions take Centre Stage at London Art Week 2016

London Art Week, the world’s most important gallery-based celebration of pre-contemporary art, will take place in Mayfair and St. James’s from 1 to 8 July 2016

The Met to Feature Collection of Transcendent Paintings from Northern India's Rajput Courts

Created mainly between the 16th and the early 19th century for the royal courts of Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills in northern India, the works on view in the exhibition Divine Pleasures: Painting from India’s Rajput Courts—The Kronos Collections are meant to move the soul and delight the eye.

Divine Pleasures: Painting from India's Rajput Courts—The Kronos Collections

The Kronos Collection of Indian painting embodies a finely distilled selection of nearly 100 works from the royal courts of northern India, forming a major promised gift by collector Steven M. Kossak to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Met Expands Programming on MetFridays

MetFridays: New York’s Night Out is expanding this summer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art with the addition of thematic programming on June 24 and July 22 at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters, and extended evening hours at The Met Cloisters through Labor Day.

Christie’s RELEASE: Personal Insights into the Life & Work of Titans of Impressionist & Modern Art

London – A much anticipated highlight in the two weeks of 20th Century auctions this summer (20 June to 30 June), Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale will take place on Wednesday 22 June.

Watch the Season 6 teaser now | The Artist Project

What artists see when they look at the Met. The final season launches on June 6. Whtch the preview and get a sneak peek of what's to come!

Guillaume APOLLINAIRE and Duchamp, Picasso, Picabia: He discovered the biggest names in Modern Art

Imagine someone who grasped as early as 1910 the monumental importance of Picasso and Matisse on the history of art.

The Old Ball Game: New York Baseball, 1887–1977

Opening June 10 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition The Old Ball Game: New York Baseball, 1887–1977 will include nearly 400 baseball cards featuring players from numerous teams, from the New York Metropolitans and the Brooklyn Bridegrooms to the Giants, Dodgers, Yankees, and Mets.

MODIGLIANI retrospective in Villeneuve d’Ascq (North of France): a must see

France is a nation of great wealth, at least when it comes to art. And one of the most beautiful modern collections outside Paris is in Villeneuve d’Ascq, on the outskirts of Lille, in a museum called Lille Art Moderne or LAM.

Last Chance. Closing June 5 at The Met Breuer: "Nasreen Mohamedi" Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates one of the most important artists to emerge in post-Independence India, and marks the first museum retrospective of the artist's work in the United States.

New York: Seven artworks which tell everything about the NEW art market

This week, globally, the two auction houses Sotheby’s and Christie’s have played it safe and have been proven right.

Daniel Buren talks about his gigantic project at the Fondation Vuitton, about the artmarket and his famous stripes

In the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, there’s something different about the scenery. From the distance, it’s a bundle of colours criss-crossing in strange patterns that you first notice. Up close, the colossal object is breathtaking. The roof of the Frank Gehry-designed Fondation Louis Vuitton soars 42 metres into the sky.

MODERN ART : experts predict a huge clean-out

In the absence of the aforesaid collection, Sotheby’s has announced that on 21 June in London it will offer what is unanimously considered a masterpiece of cubism, ‘Femme Assise’ by Picasso.



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