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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Through October 4, 2015
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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Through August 16, 2015

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A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015
Soundwalk 9:09

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Learn more about how to participate. The deadline is July 31.
Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015


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A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's Fur Traders Descending the Missouri
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A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
Sunday at the Met—Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
MetCollects—Episode 14: Michael Gallagher on Charles Le Brun's <em>Everhard Jabach and His Family</em>
Excerpt from <em>La Celestina</em>
A Family Gripped by Crisis
The Artist Project, Season 2
#MetKids—How Were Mummies Made in Ancient Egypt?
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
Friday Focus—Cranach's <em>Saint Maurice</em> and the Representation of Africans in Sixteenth-Century German Art
John J. Egan's <em>Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley</em>
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views


Habshi and Sidi: Africans in the Deccan

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, by Courtney A. Stewart

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.

In Circulation
Oh Say, Can You See . . . Hot Dogs!

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, by Ross Day

Collection Development Librarian Ross Day gets into the spirit of the Fourth of July by examining this quintessentially American design company Jack Denst Designs, Inc.

Now at the Met
Mastery of Imagination—Sultans of Deccan India with Navina Najat Haidar

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, by Rachel High

Editorial Assistant Rachel High discusses the imaginative artworks of the extraordinary Deccan kingdoms in an interview with Navina Najat Haidar, curator of the exhibition Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy and co-editor of the accompanying catalogue.



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Two Galleys Sailing Behind an Armed Three-Master with Phaeton and Jupiter in the Sky, from the series of Ships Two Galleys Sailing Behind an Armed Three-Master with Phaeton and Jupiter in the Sky, from the series of Ships
After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish, Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels)
Date: 1561–65
Accession Number: 28.4(8)
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