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"Caravans of Art": The Neighborhood Circulating Exhibition Series, 1933–42

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015, by Stephanie Post, Senior Digital Asset Specialist, Digital Media

Stephanie Post recounts the Neighborhood Circulating Exhibitions program, which showcased objects from the Met's collection across New York City.

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Evoking the Divine: Mental Purification Using a Tibetan Tsakali Mandala

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015, by Kurt Behrendt, Associate Curator, Department of Asian Art

Associate Curator Kurt Behrendt explores the meaning of a twenty-five-card tsakalis mandala on view in the exhibition Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas.

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Painting Beauty: A Recent Acquisition

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015, by Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings

Keith Christiansen discusses a stunning portrait of a woman now on view, following its cleaning and reframing, in gallery 623.

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The Conservation of the Jabach Portrait: Starting the Retouching

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation

Michael Gallagher discusses the first stage in the retouching of the Jabach portrait.

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Surface, Depth, and Description in Le Brun's Portrait of Everhard Jabach and His Family

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, by Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings

Keith Christiansen discusses the formal aspects of the masterfully painted Jabach portrait.

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