A US District Judge ruled Turkey “slept on its rights” to the figurine by waiting until 2017 to seek its return, after it had been on view at the Metropolitan Museum for decades.
Cambodian artifacts traded by dealer Douglas Latchford, accused of trafficking in looted art, are on view at the Met and the British Museum.
The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum aims to move beyond Euro-American historical narrative.
The Met Gala moved forward last night with the laughably dystopian theme of “American Independence.”
Loaned to the Met by the Republic of Guatemala, the two stelae feature life-sized representations of influential Indigenous American rulers.
A new book project by Macushla Robinson looks at the way in which sexual violence is discussed, and often downplayed, in museum wall labels and cataloguing.
The original composition showed the chemists “as wealthy tax collectors and fashionable luxury consumers rather than as the progressive and scientifically minded couple that define the portrait today.”
A concert at the Cloisters shed the Met’s stuffiness, broadening what performance can be.
Alice Neel: People Come First yielded a work I had never seen and that I will never unsee.
Sales of Miguel Luciano’s “El Met” merchandise will help fund acquisitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Critics note that the Met has failed to address the hundreds of other works from Benin that remain in its collection.
The monthly delivery service supplies over 1,000 seniors with activities and artworks.