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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Through August 16, 2015

Photography © Platon

Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Soundwalk 9:09

Submit your own recording and participate in the making of a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams.

Learn more about how to participate. The deadline is July 31.
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015


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#MetKids: Sebastian Interviews a Copyist
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#MetKids: Sebastian Interviews a Copyist
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
The Jabach Portrait: Back on Its Feet
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
Excerpts from Lang Lang at the Met
Empathy through Mimicry
Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
<em>Innocents Abroad</em>: Nineteenth-Century American Painters in Europe, Part 1—Artists in England
The 2015 Costume Institute Benefit: Red Carpet Arrivals
Intern Insights: Summer 2014
MetCollects—Episode 11: John Carpenter on <em>Amusements at Higashiyama in Kyoto</em>


Met Museum Presents Blog
The Original Rock Band

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, by Bradley Strauchen-Scherer

Associate Curator Bradley Strauchen-Scherer explores a rare percussion instrument, the rock harmonicon, which will be featured in the upcoming performance Wild Sound: Glenn Kotche and Third Coast Percussion.

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Inspired by Women Artists: FEMET

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, by Joselyn McDonald

MediaLab Intern Joselyn McDonald reveals the inspiration behind and process of creating her sound and video art installation, FEMET.

Games of Scale in a Golconda Painting

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, by Fatima Quraishi

Hagop Kevorkian Fellow Fatima Quraishi closely examines the incredible detail work found in a portrait on view in the exhibition Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy.



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Abandoned Farm in the Dustbowl, Coldwater District, near Dalhart, Texas, June Abandoned Farm in the Dustbowl, Coldwater District, near Dalhart, Texas, June
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date: 1938, printed ca. 1972
Accession Number: 1972.737.11
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