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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Through October 4, 2015
Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Extended through September 7, 2015

Photography © Platon

Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri (detail)
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River
Through September 20, 2015


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Sunday at the Met—China: Through the Looking Glass
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Sunday at the Met—China: Through the Looking Glass
MetCollects—Episode 12: Luke Syson on Pedro de Mena's Polychrome Sculptures
#MetKids—What's That Artist Making in the Galleries?
Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century
To Bite or Not To Bite?
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
Sunday at the Met—Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
Excerpt from <em>La Celestina</em>
John J. Egan's <em>Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley</em>
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season


In Season
Reclaiming Saint James

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015, by Barbara Drake Boehm

Barbara Drake Boehm, Paul and Jill Ruddock Curator, explores the legend of Saint James and his shrine in Spain and the many depictions of him in the Met's collection.

Met Museum Presents Blog
Why I Hate "Jazz"

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015, by Limor Tomer

General Manager of Concerts & Lectures Limor Tomer describes how her distaste for generic musical terms such as "jazz" propels her programming strategy for Met Museum Presents.

Sargent Exhibition Blog
Sargent and Saint-Gaudens

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015, by Thayer Tolles

Thayer Tolles, Marica F. Vilcek Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, describes the decades-long friendship between John Singer Sargent and renowned sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.



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Artwork of the Day

Ganymede jewelry Ganymede jewelry
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 37.11.8–.17
On view in Gallery 158

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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends celebrates the friendships between the renowned American painter John Singer Sargent and his artistic sitters, whether depicted en plein air or in an intimate interior. Shop prints and inspired items.