Metropolitan Museum of Art

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ATLANTA — Is Bill Arnett enjoying the last laugh?

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The charges against three members of the Illuminator crew who were arrested following an action at the Metropolitan Museum in September 2014 and charged with “illegal advertising” have been dropped.

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Two incredible examples of medieval book art are on rare view in New York: the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting the hefty Winchester Bible, and the Morgan Library and Museum is celebrating the Crusader Bible and its vivid battle scenes.

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The Metropolitan Museum has just received gift of 57 works by African American artists from the southern United States from collector William Arnett’s Souls Grown Deep Foundation.

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One of the greatest Renaissance sculptures outside of Europe has been restored after a devastating fall in 2002 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Pablo Picasso,

“To a new world of gods and monsters” is the promethean pledge from one mad scientist to another in James Whale’s classic Bride of Frankenstein (1935), but it’s easy to imagine the same toast echoing from a Montmartre studio in 1909 as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque raise a glass to the fractured new reality they’d uncovered.

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Post image for Three Arrested, Charged in Koch Plaza Protest at Metropolitan Museum

On Tuesday evening, at the end of an action staged by Occupy Museums at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to protest the unveiling of the David H. Koch Plaza, three members of The Illuminator were arrested.

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A masked likeness of David H. Koch argued with protestors outside of The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday evening. It shouted: “Get away from me! I own you! I own this place! I own a great portion of the resources of the earth!”

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Still from Amie Siegel's

Amie Siegel’s three-part installation on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Provenance,” traces the rehabilitation of ruined Le Corbusier furniture from Chandigarh, India, as upscale appetences for chic global lifestyles.

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Exterior panorama of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The $65 million redesign of the plazas in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art has stanched the rising tide of food carts that typically congregate at the foot of the institution’s sweeping entrance, the New York Times reported.

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