Tag The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Conversation Between Patrick Modiano Translators Mark Polizzotti and Damion Searls

On the heels of our publication of Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano’s Such Fine Boys and Sundays in August in English, two of his esteemed translators sat down to discuss Modiano’s idiosyncratic and impressive body of work and the distinct nuances of translating it. It is with great pleasure that we present

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On His Way to The Met: Max Beckmann in New York with Sabine Rewald

From our colleagues at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, here’s a great interview between Rachel High, Publishing and Marketing Assistant in the Met’s editorial department, and Sabine Rewald, curator of the exhibition Max Beckmann in New York, which you can still see until February 20th, 2017. New York energized the German

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Real and Magical—diane arbus: in the beginning with Jeff L. Rosenheim and Karan Rinaldo

Rachel High– Diane Arbus (1923–1971) is one of the most distinctive and provocative artists of the 20th century. Her photographs of children and eccentrics, couples and circus performers, female impersonators and nudists, are among the most recognizable images of our time. diane arbus: in the beginning is the definitive study

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The DNA of an Exhibition Catalogue: Making Manus × Machina

Above featured image credits: Left: Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984). Ensemble, spring/summer 2010 haute couture. 3D-printed (SLS) white polyamide, machine-sewn white goat leather, and hand-cut acrylic fringe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.16a, b). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.

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Uncovering Middle Kingdom Egypt with Adela Oppenheim

With thanks to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, here’s an interview between Rachel High, Publishing and Marketing Assistant in the Editorial Department at the Museum, and Adela Oppenheim, Curator in the department of Egyptian Art at the Museum and co-author with Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto of the stunning

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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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Happy Father’s Day!

The third Sunday in June has, for the last century or so, been devoted to the appreciation of dads.  This year, Father’s Day falls on June 21st–the day after tomorrow. Here is a slideshow of depictions of fathers and fatherhood in art, encompassing a range of paternal responses to children: our

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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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