Met Museum Sets Record With 7.35 Million Visitors in a Year

Met Museum Sets Record With 7.35 Million Visitors in a Year

Due partially to the blockbuster exhibition on Michelangelo’s drawings, and regardless of a new mandatory admission fee for non-New Yorkers efficient in March, the Metropolitan Museum of Art set yet one more attendance report for the fiscal yr that ended on June 30, attracting greater than 7.35 million guests to its three areas — at […]

The Art of Staying Cool: 10 Can’t-Miss Summer Shows in New York

The Art of Staying Cool: 10 Can’t-Miss Summer Shows in New York

Time might be uncooperative; schedules go askew. And New York City’s a busy city. One of the large regrets we artwork critics really feel because the season winds down is in regards to the museum exhibits we didn’t evaluate, those that obtained caught within the midyear pileup of openings throughout the town. As a partial […]

Nights at the Museum: When the Met Became a Movie Studio

Nights on the Museum: When the Met Became a Movie Studio

“After that,” Mr. Weiss mentioned, “I was skeptical they would do everything they said. But they did do everything they said they would do.” Or, as Mr. Weiss additionally mentioned, “We always worry, because it’s our job to worry.” In the manufacturing notes for the movie, Mr. Ross was quoted as saying, “I called ‘safety’ […]

At the Met, a Riveting Testament to Those Once Neglected

At the Met, a Riveting Testament to Those Once Neglected

American artwork from the 20th and 21st centuries is broader, and higher than beforehand acknowledged, particularly by museums. As these establishments wrestle to turn out to be extra inclusive than earlier than, and provides new prominence to uncared for works, they hardly ever act alone. Essential assist has come from folks like William Arnett and […]

Review: Chiara Quartet Says Farewell on a High Note

Review: Chiara Quartet Says Farewell on a High Note

This piece grew out of the lengthy collaborative friendship of Mr. Glass and Mr. Barnes, who can also be the chanter for Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Lincoln, Neb. He prompt a liturgical chant to Mr. Glass, himself a pupil of Buddhist chant, as the premise for a bit. To drive the purpose dwelling, the […]

‘Heavenly Bodies’ Brings the Fabric of Faith to the Met

‘Heavenly Bodies’ Brings the Fabric of Faith to the Met

Once there was a person who wore the best silks in Italy, however traded all of them for sackcloth. His father was a rich material service provider, and in his youth he gamboled about Umbria in colourful, dandyish outfits. But when he had his calling he stripped off his advantageous garments, pledged his physique to […]

A Soprano’s Social Conscience Will Be on Display at the Met Museum

A Soprano’s Social Conscience Will Be on Display on the Met Museum

Photo Julia Bullock, proven performing in 2016, will probably be an artist in residence with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s efficiency sequence subsequent season. Credit Julieta Cervantes for The New York Times The radiant, probing younger soprano Julia Bullock, who has anchored a number of the most modern performances of current years, would be the […]

Celebrity (Secret) Instagram Posts Taken From Inside the Met Gala

Celebrity (Secret) Instagram Posts Taken From Inside the Met Gala

Posts from the pink carpet are O.Ok., however every thing else is banned — although celebrities by no means appear to comply with the principles. ImageFrom left, Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker and Andy Cohen.CreditLandon Nordeman for The New York Times For designers working on appears for the Met Gala, preparation often begins months prematurely. Makeup […]

On the Met Gala Red Carpet, Playing It Unsafe

On the Met Gala Red Carpet, Playing It Unsafe

Reviewing the fabulous extremity (and occasional absurdity) of the Met Gala’s vogue saints and sinners. For anybody who has ever puzzled why Costume Institute is the identify given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s vogue division, the gala crimson carpet for the exhibition “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” was the reply. It wasn’t […]