Metropolitan Museum of Art

News

The Met Gala is not cancelled... yet

Yesterday New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it was shuttering until next month in an attempt to halt the spread of coronavirus. But what about the first Monday in May?
Otamere Guobadia
3.13.20
Culture

the best things to watch, see, and do this week

Your indispensable gui-De to leisure action in NYC, May 27 to June 2.
Nicole DeMarco
5.28.19
Culture

the best things to watch, see, and do this week

Your indispensable gui-De to leisure action in NYC, May 6 to May 12.
Nicole DeMarco
5.6.19
Fashion

the work of reticent fashion designer rei kawakubo speaks volumes

How the famously silent Comme des Garçons creative director communicates through her work and personal style.
Zio Baritaux
5.1.17
Fashion

decrypting the mundane symbols in irving penn's work, from street trash to skulls

Five unfashionable subjects that propelled Penn from commercial photography into contemporary art.
Zio Baritaux
4.24.17
News

rei kawakubo said to be the next subject of a solo exhibition at the met

One of the industry's most elusive designers might have her talent exhibited to the masses.
Lynette Nylander
8.31.16
Fashion

'flying saucer' dresses and scuba gowns: inside the met's ‘manus x machina’

At the new Costume Institute exhibition, curator Andrew Bolton maps out a beautiful vision of fashion’s future.
Jeremy Lewis
5.4.16
News

why is the house from ‘psycho’ on the roof of the met museum?

British artist Cornelia Parker recreated the decrepit mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic thriller, and it’s now sitting atop the country’s largest art institution.
Emily Manning
4.26.16
News

the met gala goes tech (with help from apple)

The 2016 theme is “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.”
i-D Staff
Hana Beach
10.13.15
Art

we talk to wolfgang tillmans as he brings his book for architects to the met

The photographer’s installation is on view at the Metropolitan Museum for the first time since its debut at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Emily Manning
1.30.15
News

cory arcangel’s dances for the electric piano at the met

Composer Chris D’Eon will perform the artist’s ‘Dances for the Electric Piano’ for one night only this Saturday.
Emily Manning
11.21.14