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Museum Madness: A Guide to Free NYC Museums

Museum Madness: A Guide to Free NYC Museums

By Jendayi Omowale, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features

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NYC Fashion & Film Landmarks

NYC Fashion & Film Landmarks

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty and Style Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Turn a corner and suddenly you’re on the set of “Sex and the City” or “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Walking down the street and realizing that a scene from your favorite TV show or movie was filmed there is part of the charm of old New York, New York. As a fashion capital, the city has many icon...

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Met's new exhibit of paintings by Norwegian artist Peder Balke gives the vast concrete jungle of New York City a respite in dense clouds, vast spaces and incredible seascapes.

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.

Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Met's new exhibit of Dutch Golden Age painter Hercules Segers' landscape prints is a stunning display of an artist that influenced Rembrandt himself with his fine-tuned skill and innovation.

The Met Breuer Opens With Unfinished Art and Concepts

The Met Breuer Opens With Unfinished Art and Concepts

By Audrey Deng, Deputy Managing Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Met Breuer museum opens with a Nasreen Mohamedi retrospective and an exhibition called "Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible".

‘The Power of Prints’ is Unexpectedly Powerful

By Talia Milavetz, Entertainment Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

An artist who uses scissors with her mouth is one of many artists featured in a new exhibit.

Northern Renaissance art on display at Met

Northern Renaissance art on display at Met

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the work of Italian painter and illuminator Girolamo dai Libri and various Veronese artists in a new 14-piece exhibit.

Art of the ancient Americas and paintings from China open at the Met

Art of the ancient Americas and paintings from China open at the Met

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Ancient American exhibit "Design for Eternity" and "Masterpieces of Chinese Painting" opened at the Met, providing a wide-ranging scope of Ancient American architectural design and Chinese calligraphy.

Two worlds meet at Met

Two worlds meet at Met

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Two vastly different exhibits find common artistic ground in the Met's "Fashion and Virtue" and "Celebrating the Art of Japan." Explore how textiles changed from housework to hate-couture in this expansive gallery.

Met focuses on Egyptian Middle Kingdom in exhibit

Met focuses on Egyptian Middle Kingdom in exhibit

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens a comprehensive exhibit on the Middle Kingdom in their Egyptian Wing in "Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom."

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