Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

video

China Treasures in New York Episode 05: Cinnabar: The Chinese Art Of Carved Lacquer

Featuring 45 magnificent examples of Chinese carved lacquerware, the MET’s exhibition “Cinnabar: The Chinese Art Of Carved Lacquer” explores the development of this significant...
video

Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection

For centuries, artists and craftsmen in japan have carved, woven or transformed the bamboo plant to create a variety of commodities and art pieces.Japanese...
video

China Treasures in New York Episode 03: Terracotta Warriors and Bronze Chariots

Among the 160 ancient Chinese works of art being featured at the MET’s 2017 landmark exhibition Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin...
video

China Treasures in New York Episode 02: Jade Burial Suit

Continuing the exhibition of China Treasures in New York, this new episode will provide firsthand glances of what's underneath the Han Jade burial suit...
video

China Treasures in New York Episode 01: Jade Burial Suit

Believing that the soul could continue to enjoy in the afterlife all of the pleasures of the living, Han elite went to extraordinary lengths...
A Medieval Tour At The Met Cloistersvideo

A Medieval Tour At The Met Cloisters

The Metropolitan Museum of New York is as essential to the city as the yellow cabs and street hot dogs. And just like it...
Playing Toy Instruments with Serious Talent: Margaret Leng Tanvideo

Playing Toy Instruments with Serious Talent: Margaret Leng Tan

Margaret Leng Tan, the first woman to receive a Doctorate in Musical Arts from Juilliard, changed gears in the 1990s, and has made her...
Fashion 4 Development’s First Ladies Luncheonvideo

Fashion 4 Development’s First Ladies Luncheon

World leaders, including President Obama and President Xi, gathered at the UN last week at the annual General Assembly. In an effort to...
The Met Through the Looking Glass: Dai Jian’s SILENT dialoguevideo

The Met Through the Looking Glass: Dai Jian’s SILENT dialogue

Contextualized within the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, dancer and choreographer Dai Jian created a series of dances based...
China: Through the Looking Glassvideo

China: Through the Looking Glass

Designers, celebrities, models, and art lovers painted the town red on the red carpet at this year’s met gala.Organized by Vogue editor in Chief,...