#metropolitan museum of art

Ancient Art

Living Memories: The Funerary Stelae of Ancient Cyprus

The majority of sculpture that survives from ancient Cyprus are funerary stelae, elaborate grave markers to commemorate the dead. Possessing an...

Marga Patterson 14 March 2022

Ancient Art

A Luxurious Desire: Ancient Near Eastern Ivory Carvings

The allure of ivory, a lustrous material that when polished gleams and glows, exuding warmth and mysterious beauty. Near Eastern ivory carvings are...

Marga Patterson 14 March 2022

Post-Impressionism

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Portraying Misia Natanson in a Theater

Henri Toulouse-Lautrec is famous for his portrayals of Paris nightlife: cabarets, theaters, and brothels. He showed us a world of decadence and...

Alicja Gluszek 24 November 2021

Museum Stories

Must-See Exhibitions: 5 Top Cities to Visit in Summer 2021

The summer is here already, and many countries are lifting their Covid restrictions. Apart from vacations, I am sure that all art lovers out there...

Irina Diana Calu 24 June 2021

Museum Stories

Museums in the Time of a Pandemic

Visiting museums during the pandemic. Perspectives from around the world.

Jennifer S. Musawwir 27 January 2021

Impressionism

Louisine Havemeyer and Her Modern Art Collection

A great, pioneering art collector, Louisine Havemeyer (1855-1929), was the first American to patronize the French Impressionists. Together with her...

Alexandra Kiely 28 July 2020

Museum Stories

150 Years of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

It's time to celebrate 150 years of the Met! The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is America's largest and most important art museum. It's...

Alexandra Kiely 13 April 2020

Art State of Mind

The Best of the Best Museums to Visit Virtually on Lockdown (Constantly Updated)

So, we have a pandemic. The world is locked down. The museums are closed. While we should all be staying home, we have prepared a list of the best of...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 March 2020

Museum Stories

15 Must-See Art Exhibitions in 2020

If your new year's resolution is to see more art in 2020, Daily Art Magazine is here to help. Check out our list of 15 Must-See Art Exhibitions of...

Joanna Kaszubowska 11 January 2020

January Blues. Blue in Art

The January Blues, a well-known mood; festivities have come to an end and the winter is starting to feel gloomy. Therefore, to alleviate the...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 8 January 2020

Review

Heavenly Bodies Spring to Life in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

I am not Catholic. And I am not up on the latest fashions. Yet here I was, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Fifth Avenue with...

Howard Schwartz 30 July 2018