Habshi and Sidi: Africans in the Deccan

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, by Courtney A. Stewart, Senior Research Assistant, Department of Islamic Art

Senior Research Assistant Courtney A. Stewart highlights a selection of African Indian leaders who rose to the rank of nobility within the Deccan's multicultural society.

Sargent Exhibition Blog

Welcome to Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, by Stephanie L. Herdrich, Assistant Research Curator, The American Wing

Assistant Research Curator Stephanie L. Herdrich welcomes readers to the exhibition blog for Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, opening today.

In Circulation

From Pyramids to Spectres: A Look at the Met's "Cinema Films"

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, by William Blueher, Metadata and Collections Librarian, Thomas J. Watson Library

Metadata and Collections Librarian William Blueher looks at some of the recently digitized "cinema films" produced by the Met in the 1920s.

Now at the Met

The Jabach Portrait: An Extraordinary Acquisition

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015, by Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO

Director Thomas P. Campbell reflects on the acquisition of Charles Le Brun's magnificent portrait of Everhard Jabach and his family.


The Deccan through Photographer Antonio Martinelli's Lens

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, by Julia Rooney, Administrative Assistant, Department of Islamic Art

Julia Rooney interviews Antonio Martinelli about his photographic work presented in Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy.

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