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The Robert Lehman Collection


The Robert Lehman Collection is one of the most distinguished privately assembled art collections in the United States. Robert Lehman's bequest to the Metropolitan Museum, a collection of extraordinary quality and breadth acquired over the course of sixty years, is a remarkable example of twentieth-century American collecting. Spanning seven hundred years of western European art, from the fourteenth to the twentieth centuries, the 2,600 works include paintings, drawings, manuscript illumination, sculpture, glass, textiles, antique frames, maiolica, enamels, and precious jeweled objects.

Teen Blog

A Re-creation of Robert Lehman's Sitting Room

Hannah, Former High School Intern

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

Between the huge, eighteenth-century choir screen in gallery 305 and the Museum's cafeteria is a really special place: The Robert Lehman Collection, a series of small, beautiful galleries home to one of the most diverse and beautiful collections of art I've ever seen.

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Digital Underground

Making New Art Inspired by the Met's Collections with Google Glass

Neal Stimler, Digital Asset Specialist, Digital Media; and Gretchen Andrus Andrew, Artist

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014

Fellow Google Glass Explorer Gretchen Andrus Andrew—a London-based artist and former Google employee—first contacted me via Twitter last October. She was aware of the Met's experimentation with Google Glass after reading my first post for Digital Underground, and was interested in meeting here at the Museum while she was visiting New York.

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