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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Through October 4, 2015
Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Extended through September 7, 2015

Photography © Platon

Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Soundwalk 9:09

Submit your own recording and participate in the making of a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams.

Learn more about how to participate. The deadline is July 31.
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri (detail)
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River
Through September 20, 2015

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Sunday at the Met—Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
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Sunday at the Met—Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
#MetKids—How Does the Museum Take Care of All the Armor?
MetCollects—Episode 12: Luke Syson on Pedro de Mena's Polychrome Sculptures
Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century
To Bite or Not To Bite?
Sunday at the Met—Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
Excerpt from <em>La Celestina</em>
John J. Egan's <em>Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley</em>
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season

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Teen Blog
What It's Like to Work at the Met

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, by Diana

Former High School Intern Diana describes her favorite parts of interning with the Museum's High School Internship Program.

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Ragas and Ragamalas: Performance and Painting

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, by Julia Rooney

Administrative Assistant Julia Rooney reflects on the interconectedness of art, music, and poetry found in ragamala painting.

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Art and Life in Thomas Hart Benton's America Today, with Randall Griffey

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, by Rachel High

Editorial Assistant Rachel High speaks to Randall Griffey, curator of the exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered and co-author of the accompanying Bulletin, about Benton's mural and the connections between his art and life.

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Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 36.65.11
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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends celebrates the friendships between the renowned American painter John Singer Sargent and his artistic sitters, whether depicted en plein air or in an intimate interior. Shop prints and inspired items.