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A Very Museyon Holiday

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  Now that summer is (unofficially at least) over, it’s time to start thinking of fall and all that lies ahead. It might seem crazy now, but the holidays aren’t that far away—as we were recently reminded when we got this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art holiday catalog featuring our very own Chronicles series. That’s right, this year that museum ... Read More »

Meet the Collectors: The Stein Family

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In the beginnings of the 20th century, an American family gravitated to the center of the artistic movement in Paris, France. Though these individuals were not the usual “masters” of art that impacted the artistic world previously, these famous siblings did more for avant-garde Paris than perhaps even Pablo Picasso himself. Upon first arriving in Paris, the Stein siblings, Leo, ... Read More »

When Harry Met Sally + Travel

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When you think of iconic love stories you think Romeo and Juliet, Casablanca, Gone with the Wind but if you are a baby boomer, you think When Harry Met Sally.   Not your typical “chick flick,” When Harry Met Sally follows the lives and complicated friendship and courtship of two not so great college friends as they live and work ... Read More »

Upper East Side Girls: Nine of Vermeer’s Maids Living In Manhattan

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  There’s something about New York—the power, the money, the energy—that attracts the most beautiful women from all over the earth—350-year-old Delft maidens included. Odd as it may seem to regular consumers of high European culture, New York City, and specifically the Upper East Side of the borough of Manhattan, holds more examples of Delft master Joannes Vermeer’s art than ... Read More »

Artists Hidden in Plain Sight: Guards at New York’s Met Museum Publish Arts Magazine

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  As residents of a city that is home to arguably the best Modern Art museum—MoMA—the most exciting showcase of natural and historical artifacts—The American Museum of Natural History—and quite possibly the most diverse and comprehensive art museum in the world—the Met—we New Yorkers are often shockingly complacent and ignorant of the creative treasures that lie right under our noses. ... Read More »

Na’vi Protest Israel, Black Metal Meditates, and The Jungle Atop The Met

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  Palestinian protesters demonstrating against the Israeli separation barrier wall at their border stocked up on blue bodypaint and showed up dressed as Na’vi characters from “Avatar”. (HuffPo)   Canada’s new national park near the Mealy Mountains will be bigger than Yosemite and Yellowstone combined. Suck it, U.S. Department of the Interior! (Jaunted)   Learn about the spiritual side of ... Read More »

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