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Ming Garden, 1983

This short film from 1983 documents the installation of a Ming-style garden courtyard at The Met, the first permanent cultural exchange between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Hear Us Now: Poets Respond to Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina

Poets from across the country reflect on the objects, themes, and ideas presented in the exhibition Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina.

Bijayini Satpathy in the Galleries: Antaranga (Modern and Contemporary Art)

MetLiveArts 2021–22 Artist in Residence Bijayini Satpathy’s performance is set against Sam Gilliam’s chromatically striking and texturally dynamic drape painting Carousel State (1968).

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Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty—Exhibition Tour with Andrew Bolton

Join Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, on a tour of the exhibition "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty."

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Artist Interview—Lauren Halsey: The Roof Garden Commission

Go behind the scenes with artist Lauren Halsey, who discusses the inspiration and making of The Met’s 2023 Roof Garden Commission.

Exhibition Promo—Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty

Watch a teaser for The Costume Institute’s Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.

A Conversation with Dia al-Azzawi–On Calligraphy as Inspiration, 1960s Iraq, and the US Invasion

Artist Dia-Azzawi on Arabic Calligraphy and Literature as Inspiration, 1960s Baghdad and Beirut, and the US Invasion of Iraq

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Artist Interview—Cecily Brown: Death and the Maid

Go behind the scenes with artist Cecily Brown, who discusses the inspiration and making of Cecily Brown: Death and the Maid, the first full-fledged museum survey of Brown’s work in New York since she made the city her home.

Digital Premiere: Honor, an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra starring Lili Taylor

Watch artist Suzanne Bocanegra present Honor, a stage work that masquerades as an artist lecture about one of The Met's most important 16th-century tapestries.

The Art of the Copyist

Discover the pleasure of sustained looking alongside contemporary artist Jas Knight as he copies Diego Velázquez’s Juan de Pareja.

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