| Inspired by the natural and the exotic, Louis Comfort Tiffany perfected groundbreaking techniques which would shape the future of glass making
| Described as “the friendliest thing in the world” by the man who named him, The Met’s famous Egyptian faience sculpture, William the Hippo, is not-so-secretly a symbol of chaos, whose existence is inextricably tied to literal matters of life and death.
| Inspired by the intricate patterns of our "Fashion and Virtue" exhibition, artist Katharine Watson gives us a glimpse into the creative process behind our exclusive Valentines.
| Acclaimed for her expressive portraits, the famed eighteenth-century French painter wrapped her subjects in crimson luxury
| Auguste Rodin and Edgar Degas were contemporaries, but also, in a way, they were mirror opposites
| World-famous illusionist, author, and actor Ricky Jay has spent decades captivated by Buchinger’s life and remarkably delicate drawings
| Evoking ancient patinas found on Pre-Columbian objects, Sibilia's textured jewelry expresses her special artistry
| Our book buyer shares her thoughts on the value of museums, today’s art scene, photographing a Van Gogh, and more
| Thoughtful, beautiful, uncommon, memorable gifts. The Met Store unveils a one-stop shop with the perfect presents for all.
| An inside look at the Vancouver design studio celebrated for its bold, graphic cloth and paper goods
| Africa. In a series of important exhibitions this fall, the Met celebrates African culture, history, and art across the centuries. From Egypt to the Congo, from South Africa to Angola, our galleries feature rarely seen masterpieces of sculpture, jewelry, photography, textiles, and more, reflecting over 4,000 years of artistry.
| The second great era of ancient Egyptian culture was a transformational period of remarkable prosperity and unparalleled change