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Art Explained

Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

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The Leonard A. Lauder Distinguished Scholar Lecture—Blackbeats: Cubism Reimagined

Join scholar Richard J. Powell as he rethinks the art of Cubism through the historical and aesthetic lens of African American art. Artists such as Dudley Murphy, Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Mickalene Thomas, and Nina Chanel Abney use angular and fractured forms that resonate with the cultural effects of ragtime, jazz, hip-hop, and other Black performing arts traditions.

Look Again: European Paintings—The Origins of Landscape

Join curators Anna-Claire Stinebring and Joanna Seidenstein for a closer look at early Renaissance landscape painting in the newly renovated and reinstalled European Paintings galleries at The Met, Look Again: European Paintings 1300-1800.

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Immaterial: Space, Part 2

Behind the scenes at The Met.

Exhibition Tour—Collecting Inspiration: Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.

Join exhibition curator Medill Higgins Harvey, special guests, curators Deniz Beyazit and Monika Bincsik, on a tour of the exhibition Collecting Inspiration: Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co

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Immaterial: Space, Part 1

Giving form to a feeling.
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Elephant Soul, Indian Brush

Take a closer look at the Asian elephant through the eyes of Indian court painters
A woman in a multicolored dress is seated on a yellow couch, her back to the viewer. In the background at right is a black and white portrait of a mother holding a baby. The room is characterized by whimsical and geometric designs, including portraits as part of the wallpaper.

How to Read Portraits

Kathryn Calley Galitz takes a deep dive into
portraiture from Ancient Roman coins to Instagram selfies.
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Immaterial: Stone

Making and breaking legacies.

Look Again: European Paintings 1300–1800—Venice and Antiquity

Join curators Stephan Wolohojian and Denise Allen for a closer look at Venetian painting and sculpture.

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Introducing: Immaterial Season 2

Revealing the stories behind the building blocks of creativity.
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