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Image for Expanding Conceit: Indelicate Images in *The Playing Cards of Peter Flötner*
Curator Tim Husband shares how Peter Flötner used playing cards as a visual polemic to convey his worldview.
Image for See You Later: A Farewell to New York City
Cal, a Scholastic Gold Key Award recipient, bids goodbye to New York City through paintings in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Image for Sometimes Strange, Sometimes Humorous, but Always Beautiful
Metadata and Collections Librarian William Blueher examines some of the striking fashion illustrations in Watson Library's digital collections.
Image for A Masterwork of Byzantine Art—The David Plates: The Story of David and Goliath, Activities for Learning
The first in the "A Closer Look" series of learning-activity sets focusing on a particular work of art, this resource encourages young people and adults to look more closely at the Museum's spectacular set of Byzantine silver objects, known as the David Plates. It provides an in-depth exploration of the plates, including their subject—the biblical story of David and Goliath—and essential background information about the culture in which they were made. Also included are maps, teaching strategies, activities for students, a list of key words, and a bibliography. This learning activity is made possible through the generous support of Mary and Michael Jaharis.
Image for The Later Legacy of Cyrus the Great
The Cyrus Cylinder, currently on display in the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Charting a New Empire (June 20–August 4, 2013), is a document of unique historical significance. It records the Persian king Cyrus' conquest of the city of Babylon in 539 b.c., and his proclamation that cults and temples should be restored, their personnel allowed to return from Babylon to their home cities.
Image for In Flanders Fields, 100 Years Later: Comprehending the Incomprehensible
Associate Museum Librarian for Interlibrary Services and Digital Initiatives Robyn Fleming looks at the devastation wrought on Belgium in World War I as seen through books in Watson Library and a recent visit she made to the country.
Image for Terracotta footed dish
Date:7th–6th century BCE
Accession Number:2020.85.1
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Image for Terracotta skyphos (drinking cup)
Date:7th–6th century BCE
Accession Number:2020.85.2
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171