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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—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.

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Women’s Work, Part 2

A second installment of conversations with contemporary women artists who reflect on their art and share what inspires them most in the Museum.
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Mapping Berenice Abbott’s New York

New research charts the photographer’s many excursions across Manhattan in 1929.

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.

The Making of a Bronze Statue, 1922

How do you make a monument? Produced by the Museum in 1922, this short film follows the American artist Alexander Phimister Proctor’s process of sculpting Theodore Roosevelt.

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with Chinese Calligraphy

Grab your brush and ink and give calligraphy a try to commemorate the Lunar New Year!

Rashida Bumbray

Civic Practice Partnership artist-in-residence Rashida Bumbray is a performance artist, curator, choreographer, and the Director of Culture and Art at the Open Society Foundations. Her work focuses on Black urban spaces and communities, and what it means to be in a space that has layers of generational trauma.

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The Potters

Across the world, we find rich seams of clay—created from the perfect combination of animal, vegetable, mineral, and circumstance.

Paul Klee: "In the Magic Kitchen"

Join scholar Charles W. Haxthausen as he explores the variety of artist Paul Klee’s practice and reflects on its art-historical implications.

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