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pat mcgrath announces second collaboration with the met

This time, she was inspired by the museum’s upcoming jewelry exhibition.
Shannon Peter
10.10.18
Culture

why we need to radically rethink the power structures of the art world

Kimberly Drew is an art world activist who works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and uses social media to give visibility to artists under-represented by institutions.
Kimberly Drew
2.21.18
News

google's new app lets you browse vintage chanel in vr

You can also take a tour of The Met’s conservation department or watch an animated film about the history of Ferragamo heels.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.9.17
News

the met vow to put an end to smoking selfies

Donors and the New York City health commissioner have called on the Met to make sure no one — no matter how famous or well-dressed — lights up in the loo.
Wendy Syfret
5.15.17
News

the met spent over a decade convincing rei kawakubo to do an exhibition

The brains behind Comme des Garçons wasn’t interested in a retrospective, she’s more concerned with what’s next.
Wendy Syfret
5.5.17
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
News

everything we know about the met’s comme des garçons show

Rei Kawakubo was present and silent at the press conference for Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between.
Wendy Syfret
Isabelle Hellyer
3.7.17
News

olivier rousteing says a balmain accessories line is coming soon

10 things we learned from the designer’s talk at The Met last night, including why he has a crush on Tom Ford, and what he thinks about fashion’s diversity problem.
Emily Kirkpatrick
10.19.16
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
Culture

early unseen diane arbus photographs arrive at the met

A new show opening today at the Met Breuer explores the first decade of the iconic photographer’s career, tracing how the New York City native developed her dark and distinctive approach to capturing her hometown’s strange magic.
Emily Manning
7.12.16
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

inside the met's couture-heavy, tech-inspired exhibition 'manus x machina'

The hand faces off against the machine ahead of this year's Met Gala.
Hannah Ongley
2.17.16
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