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This Bulletin centers around Turner’s depictions of whaling and seascapes. These expressive paintings, created when the artist was in his seventies, exemplify the boldly inventive style of Turner’s later years. The Bulletin explores Turner’s interest in images of whaling, considers the connections to Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, and discusses the enduring appeal of these evocative marine scenes.
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What do Madame X, a murder, and a mobile phone have in common? They are all part of Murder at the Met: An American Art Mystery, the first mobile detective game created by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration with Green Door Labs and TourSphere.
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Assistant Secretary and Senior Associate Counsel Jeffrey Blair accounts for his group's travels to monasteries and cathedrals in Sumela, Turkey, and Batumi, Georgia.
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High School Intern Nicole writes about the teen murder mystery event that took place at the Museum on April 20, 2012.
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"In the palace of art there are many chambers, and that of which Mr. Burne-Jones holds the key is a wondrous museum. His imagination, his fertility of invention, his exquisiteness of work, his remarkable gifts as a colourist—all these things constitute a brilliant distinction." With these words the American critic and novelist Henry James, in 1877, sang the praises of Edward Burne-Jones (1833–1898), the British painter and designer whose work was creating a sensation at the recently opened Grosvenor Gallery in London. A pupil of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and a protégé of John Ruskin, Burne-Jones belonged to the second generation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, creating a narrative style of romantic symbolism steeped in medieval legend and fused with the influence of Italian Renaissance masters that was to have widespread influence on both British and European art. Within the sophisticated culture of the late Victorian period Burne-Jones's star rose rapidly, and by the 1880s he had become the establishment artist par excellence, one of the most admired and sought-after painters in Europe. By the 1890s, however, Burne-Jones was ceding popularity to the growing taste for abstraction, and until recently he was all but ignored. Today, one hundred years after his death, in what John Christian, the leading authority on the artist, in this volume terms a "critical somersault," Burne-Jones is once again considered the greatest British painter of the nineteenth century—after only Turner and perhaps Constable. Edward Burne-Jones, Victorian Artist-Dreamer is the catalogue for the first exhibition in the United States devoted to this painter. The works in the exhibition, organized under the auspices of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, England, and the Réunion des musées nationaux, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, were selected by Stephen Wildman, Curator of the Ruskin Library at Lancaster University, England. A prodigiously productive artist, Burne-Jones, in addition to being a successful and innovative painter, was also an important force in the Arts and Crafts movement, working closely with his lifelong friend William Morris in the production of such decorative arts as ceramic tiles, stained glass, large-scale tapestries, and illustrated books to be printed at Morris's renowned Kelmscott Press. Examples of works in all these media are presented in the exhibition, with full-color and black-and-white reproductions of each of the 173 works included in the catalogue. Arranged chronologically, the volume is divided into eight sections, each introduced by a vibrant and broadly informative text by John Christian, followed by catalogue entries written by Mr. Wildman and Mr. Christian. An essay by the British scholar Alan Crawford explores Burne-Jones's contribution as a decorative artist, and an essay by Laurence des Cars, Curator at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, deals with the artist's reputation and influence in France and Belgium.
Image for YoungArts at The Met: Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Plays The Met's Bechstein Piano
YoungArts Gold Award Winner Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner recounts the extraordinary experience he had performing with The Met's Bechstein piano at a recent concert.
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Administrator Christina Alphonso discusses the medicinal and magical properties of the willow in history.
Image for The Photographic Album for the Year 1857. Being Contributions from the Members of the Photographic Club
Date:1857
Medium:Salted paper prints and albumen silver prints
Accession Number:63.606.1
Location:Not on view
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Quilt, Album pattern

Members of the Brown and Turner families

Date:begun 1846
Medium:Cotton
Accession Number:1988.134
Location:Not on view
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Venice, from the Porch of Madonna della Salute

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, London 1775–1851 London)

Date:ca. 1835
Medium:Oil on canvas
Accession Number:99.31
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 808
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Whalers

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, London 1775–1851 London)

Date:ca. 1845
Medium:Oil on canvas
Accession Number:96.29
Location:Not on view
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The Lake of Zug

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, London 1775–1851 London)

Date:1843
Medium:Watercolor over graphite
Accession Number:59.120
Location:Not on view
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Saltash with the Water Ferry, Cornwall

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, London 1775–1851 London)

Date:1811
Medium:Oil on canvas
Accession Number:89.15.9
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 808
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Though profoundly influenced by landscapists and history painters of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Turner was an innovator who has been hailed as a forerunner of modernist abstraction.

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Florine Turner

John Carlin (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1813–1891 New York)

Date:1845
Medium:Watercolor on ivory
Accession Number:2006.235.23
Location:Not on view
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Dedham Castle, after Turner

John Sloan (American, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 1871–1951 Hanover, New Hampshire)

Date:1888
Medium:Etching
Accession Number:1995.411.2
Location:Not on view
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Dedham Castle, after Turner

John Sloan (American, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 1871–1951 Hanover, New Hampshire)

Date:1888
Medium:Etching
Accession Number:26.30.1
Location:Not on view