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.
The initiative was led by curators Patricia Marroquin Norby and Sylvia Yount.
Neel’s approach defied the conventions of both schlocky social realism and traditional portraiture.
Brendan McCann’s gown features a skirt made of giant vaccination cards, a needle headpiece, and a “FAUCI” purse filled with donuts.
Former recipients of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards include Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Kay WalkingStick, and John Baldessari.
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford turned down the complete collection, valued at £7.2 million, due to concerns over the works’ provenance.
The GIF features rotating samples from the Met’s permanent collection, including the Unicorn Tapestries and a 19th-century guitar.
“This is a frightening escalation of the racial violence targeting Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) across the country since the pandemic began,” says a statement by the Museum of Chinese in America, one of many institutions to respond to the murders.
The museum collaborated with Verizon to launch the Met Unframed, which allows you to navigate through a dozen digitally rendered galleries and view nearly 50 works from the Met’s collection.