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The Gilded Road: A Journey in Tweets

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015, by James Doyle, Assistant Curator, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

Assistant Curator James Doyle chronicles a recent research trip across Central and South America using photos published on Twitter throughout his journey.

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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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An American Voyage for French Tapestries

Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, by James Moske, Managing Archivist, Museum Archives

Managing Archivist James Moske recounts the Met's first large-scale tapestry exhibition, French Tapestries, which displayed two hundred premier examples of French weaving.

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The Kunstkammer Has Been Crowned

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015, by Sally Metzler, Guest Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints

Guest Curator Sally Metzler shares readers' suggestions of objects they'd add to the exhibition Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague, closing this Sunday, February 1.

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The Jabach Portrait: The First Varnish

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation

Michael Gallagher discusses his recent application of the first of several layers of varnish as part of his conservation of the Museum's Jabach portrait.

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