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The Spirit Within

Cheeky Swagger (a.k.a. Dan), TAG Member; Ethan, TAG Member; and Tiffany, TAG Member

Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012

Ethan. Artwork showing "Museum" written in Arabic, 2012

Walking through the dimly lit halls of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia inspires a true sense of wonder. "Where did this all come from?" one might ask. "This doesn't seem like the Islamic world I know today." In many ways, it isn't.

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Function over Form

Maleficent Twemlow (a.k.a. Anna), TAG Member; and Karl, TAG Member

Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012

Mosquito Mask | 2002.602.1

At the first TAG meeting of the year, we chose to explore the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. We were particularly struck by one object, which we want to share with you.

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Evelin, TAG Member; and Genevieve, TAG Member

Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Genevieve and Evelin

Let us introduce you to our favorite place in the Metropolitan Museum: the Greek and Roman Art galleries.

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Fairytale or Mystery?

Audrey, Former TAG Member and High School Intern; Garrett, TAG Member; and Kristen, TAG Member

Posted: Monday, October 1, 2012

In the Meadow

We started our first Teen Advisory Group meeting of the 2012–13 school year with the question "If you were a book, would you rather be a fairytale or a mystery?" When we were asked to write a blog post introducing other teenagers to our favorite galleries at the Metropolitan Museum, that question stuck in our minds. We invite you to read the following tale about three knights who found themselves in the Museum's Galleries for 19th- and Early 20th-Century European Paintings and Sculpture.

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This blog, written by the Metropolitan Museum's Teen Advisory Group (TAG) and occasional guest authors, is a place for teens to talk about art at the Museum and related topics.