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

Photography © Platon

A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015
Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Seated figure
Warriors and Mothers:
Epic Mbembe Art
Through September 16, 2015


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#MetKids—What's the Story behind the World's Oldest Piano?
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#MetKids—What's the Story behind the World's Oldest Piano?
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
Beauty and Belief
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>
Friday Focus—Cranach's <em>Saint Maurice</em> and the Representation of Africans in Sixteenth-Century German Art
The Artist Project, Season 2
John J. Egan's <em>Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley</em>
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views


Teen Blog
A New World—China: Through the Looking Glass

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, by Hallie

Guest Blogger Hallie describes her fantastical experience in the exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass.

The Gameboard Garden

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, by Fatima Quraishi

Hagop Kevorkian Fellow Fatima Quraishi highlights a selection of objects now on view in gallery 463 that showcase the reverence for nature held by artists of Mughal India.

Sargent Exhibition Blog
Where Is Madame X?

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, by Stephanie L. Herdrich

Assistant Research Curator Stephanie L. Herdrich discusses the decision to include John Singer Sargent's portrait of Virginie Avegno Gautreau in Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends.



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Elevated Railroad, Broadway, New York Elevated Railroad, Broadway, New York
J. Beigel (American, 19th century)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 54.90.229
Not on view

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