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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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Interview with Christopher S. Lightfoot, Author and Curator of Ennion: Master of Roman Glass

Today we’re sharing an interview that appeared recently on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s blog, in which editorial assistant Rachel High speaks with curator Christopher S. Lightfoot about the innovations and techniques of ancient craftsman Ennion, whose mold-blown glassworks are the most outstanding of the time. Rachel High– Ennion: Master of

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Leonard A. Lauder: The man behind the Cubist curtain

“… an exhilarating exhibition …” — Roberta Smith, The New York Times “… absorbing and provoking as well as notable historically… ” –Julian Bell, The New York Review of Books “… dazzling … The Met’s modern art collection will be transformed by Lauder’s gift.” — Karen Wilkin, The Wall Street Journal “… magnificent

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A complex subject: A conversation with Dita Amory about Madame Cézanne

Today we’re sharing a new dispatch from the blog of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: a conversation between Rachel High, Editorial Assistant at the Museum, and Dita Amory, curator of The Robert Lehman Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and also curator of the current exhibition Madame Cézanne and author of

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Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry—Interview with Author Elizabeth Cleland

In celebration of the publication of Grand Design, one of two excellent, brand new books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (more on the other book to come…), we’re pleased to share a most illuminating interview from the Met’s blog, between the exhibition’s curator (and book’s editor), Elizabeth Cleland, and

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Museum Quality Books: Sculpting with Shadow

Mark Polizzotti has translated more than forty books from French, including the newly released Suspended Sentences by this year’s Nobel laureate in literature, Patrick Modiano.  Mark wrote a lovely commentary on translating Modiano for the Yale Books Unbound blog.  Mark is also the publisher and editor in chief at The Metropolitan Museum of

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Feliz cumpleaños et bon anniversaire, señor Picasso

Ivy Sanders Schneider– Tomorrow, Saturday, October 25th marks Pablo Picasso’s 133rd birthday and the reopening of Paris’s Museé de Picasso. This year is also the 113th anniversary of his Blue Period, the 77th anniversary of his painting Guernica, and the 105th anniversary of the birth of Cubism, the history of which is documented in an important new book, Cubism: The Leonard A.

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Interview with Eric Kjellgren, Author of How to Read Oceanic Art

With thanks to our friends at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we’re very pleased to post today an interview between Eric Kjellgren, Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede Associate Curator for Oceanic Art in the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, and Rachel High,

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One Met. Many Worlds. and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide

The Metropolitan Museum of Art generously shared following post with the Yale ARTbooks blog. See the post on their blog. Left: The homepage of One Met. Many Worlds. Right: The cover of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide The online feature One Met. Many Worlds. launched on June 9, and The Metropolitan Museum

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