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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...

Range of fall shows graces New York museums

Range of fall shows graces New York museums

By Alex Greenberger, Arts Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Arts

After a summer dominated by Jeff Koons’ high-meets-low kitsch antics and Kara Walker’s sphinx-mammy sugar sculpture, it was easy to forget that there was hope for artists who lay outside the canon. A wave of Latin American art exhibitions brought a much-anticipated Lygia Clark show to the Muse...

Changes in lease could lead Met to charge admission price

Changes in lease could lead Met to charge admission price

October 30, 2013


Filed under News

  The Metropolitan Museum of Art came to an agreement with city officials to amend its lease last Thursday, allowing the museum to set its own admission prices. The lease terms allow the Met to establish official admission fees and hours of operation with the signed consent of the Commissio...

Met Features 19th Century Fashion

Met Features 19th Century Fashion

May 1, 2013


Filed under Features

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Sunday at the Met Program” is a great resource for museum lovers who want to learn more about the exhibitions on display. Recently, the Met organized a series of short, 20-minute talks and a panel discussion featuring curators, professors and experts on fashion a...