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Porcelain Obsession: Denise Patry Leidy on Her New Book, How to Read Chinese Ceramics

Rachel High– A new publication in the highly popular How to Read series, How to Read Chinese Ceramics, by Denise Patry Leidy, Brooke Russell Astor Curator of Chinese Art and an expert in the field, is perfect for students who want to learn more about this fascinating, centuries-old tradition and is

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Porcelain Obsession: Denise Patry Leidy on Her New Book, How to Read Chinese Ceramics

Rachel High– A new publication in the highly popular How to Read series, How to Read Chinese Ceramics, by Denise Patry Leidy, Brooke Russell Astor Curator of Chinese Art and an expert in the field, is perfect for students who want to learn more about this fascinating, centuries-old tradition and is

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Mastery of Imagination—Sultans of Deccan India with Navina Najat Haidar

We’re delighted to share a post from the blog over at The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Rachel High, in the editorial department there, has interviewed Navina Najat Haidar, co-editor of their new book (and co-curator of the exhibition) Sultans of Deccan India, 1500 – 1700: Opulence and Fantasy (distributed

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Crossing Cultures—Platon for China: Through the Looking Glass

We’re co-posting today with The Metropolitan Museum of Art; editorial assistant Rachel High has interviewed award-winning photographer Platon, whose images grace the pages of the gorgeous new book China: Through the Looking Glass by Andrew Bolton (published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and distributed by Yale University Press).   Rachel High–

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Discussing the rise of French Art Deco with author Jared Goss

We’re co-posting today with The Metropolitan Museum of Art; editorial assistant Rachel High has interviewed Jared Goss, author of the recent, beautiful book French Art Deco (published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and distributed by Yale University Press). Rachel High– In April 1925, the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts

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Maximum Minimalist—The Carl Andre Retrospective: Interview with Co-Curator Yasmil Raymond by David Ebony

David Ebony— When I was in college in the mid-1970s, Carl Andre was god. For those of us striving to be serious artists, writers, and art historians, Andre was the paragon. His art was coolly intellectual, deceptively simple and austere, yet surprising and provocative. Minimalism was all the rage at

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Strut your Fashion History Knowledge for a copy of Charles James

The annual Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala took place on Monday night, with all anticipated beauty, glamour, and fashion bewitchery that marks these occasions. The emphasis on elegance was heightened this year thanks to the subject of the Costume Institute exhibition: Charles James (1906–1978), the legendary Anglo-American couturier. 

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Impossible Outfit: Mardi Gras Edition

Dear Paper Doll, I’ve fled the frozen north to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans this year! However, my wardrobe is seriously lacking the degree of flair suitable for all these parties and parades, especially because I’ll be standing alongside so many adventurously clad revelers.  My all-black ensembles simply won’t

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Lauren Rosenblum on Digital Art Publishing

For the past year I have been working as a Digital Publishing Assistant for Art & Architecture at Yale University Press. My desk at work is surrounded by bookshelves holding decades of examples of the Press’s unflagging commitment to the production and publication of high-quality art books. Immediately to my

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Notes from the Field: Jewels by JAR at the Met

Paris-based artist JAR creates works of sheer amazement and beauty. His jewelry is vibrantly colored, exotic and yet eminently fashionable in its use of both traditional and non-traditional metals and materials: gems, aluminum, titanium, steel, even beetle wings. Despite being born in New York City and the recipient of international

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