Metropolitan Museum of Art

Black Women Making History

Christina Long Is Opening Up the Mosh Pit for Black Women

The creator of the 'BLKGRLSWURLD' zine talks about being a woman of color in a music scene typically associated with white men.
Amirah Mercer
2.22.18
Photo

Two Pregnant Photographers Only Spoke Through Camera-Phone Images for Six Months

Manjari Sharma and Irina Rozovsky discuss their visual dialogue featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Elizabeth Renstrom
12.15.17
Features

5 Surprising Musical Inspirations for Werner Herzog’s Cinema

One of them is 'The Lion King.' Another is a choir of shepherds from Sardinia.
Gabriel Herrera
5.16.17
last week in art

The Met Museum May Start Charging Tourists

The museum's new proposal is awaiting approval from the New York City Mayor's office.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.8.17
last week in art

Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey Made Skate Decks to Honor Trump’s 100 Days

Also in the news: the 2017 NFL draft and censorship on Instagram.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.1.17
last week in art

David Bowie Is Getting His Own Postage Stamps

Also in the news this week: the Whitney Biennial, and a $60 million pink star diamond ring.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.20.17
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Neuroscientists Finally Cracked the Secret Behind Mona Lisa’s Smile | Last Week in Art

And a team of archeologists uncovered a 3,000-year-old statue in a Cairo slum.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.13.17
museums

You Can Now Tour the Met and Work Out at the Same Damn Time

Artist Maira Kalman teamed up with a dance company to reinvent the museum tour.
Kara Weisenstein
2.15.17
Art

Kevin Smith Is Bringing Jay and Silent Bob Back to the Big Screen | Last Week in Art

Snootchie bootchies.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.13.17
Art

A Racially Charged Painting Causes Controversy in Congress | Last Week in Art

George Lucas's $1 Billion museum finds it home at L.A's Exposition Park.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.16.17
Film

A Computer Turns Home Footage into Animated Oil Paintings

A creative technologist at The MET is finding intimate new uses for neural networks.
Beckett Mufson
12.29.16
Interviews

Curator Kimberly Drew on Black Art, Social Media, and Taking Selfies in Museums

Kimberly Drew (a.k.a. @MuseumMammy) doesn't just run the Metropolitan Museum of Art's social media—she's also the woman behind the cult Tumblr, Black Contemporary Art, and a champion of artists.
Nadya Agrawal
11.25.16
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