An 18th-century panoramic vision of Versailles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the inspiration for a new work by the composer Timo Andres.
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With a bit of hustle, it was possible on a single evening to see the composer-performers Eve Beglarian and Joan La Barbara, both New York stars.
For all his Old World qualities, Max Hollein has an individualistic streak that promises to disrupt some of the Met’s traditional ways.
The figures in “We Come in Peace,” by Huma Bhabha, suggest hopeful connections among languages, civilizations and even galaxies.
Max Hollein, 48, a veteran of museums in Frankfurt and San Francisco, has a track record in contemporary art, fund-raising and digital innovation.
As the ultrawealthy pay ever higher prices for trophy works, and many cultural institutions face cuts in state funding, private collectors are an increasingly influential force.
A rare painting by a 16th century Dutch master was recently discovered hidden for decades in a storeroom in Iowa. It could be worth millions.
The Met Museum is replacing aging skylights above its European paintings. You’ll see favorites in natural light, the way old masters painted them.
Why this 19th-century master of the Hudson River landscape, who used his art to argue against industry’s assaults, is politically right for right now.
Gift shops aren’t just for postcards anymore. There’s a new emphasis on enhancing the visitor experience and bringing in revenue.