The Metropolitan Museum of Art David H. Koch Plaza © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Highlights include a major presentation on the history of the kimono, a Bernd and Hilla Becher retrospective, a new commission by Hew Locke for The Met’s facade, and a radical new view of Cubism  TheContinue Reading

James Van Der Zee (American, 1886-1983), [Self-portrait], 1931. Gelatin silver print. © James Van Der Zee Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it has received a $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation in support of its collaborative initiative with The Studio MuseumContinue Reading

Featuring Perfume Genius, TT Britt, MC Maya Margarita, and club designs by Jacolby Satterwhite and Tourmaline, the Young Collectors Party is back after a two-year hiatus. Who: 2022 Young Collectors Council (YCC) Cochairs Sophia Cohen, Jaime Cuadra Jr., Alexandra Economou, Danny Mapes, Tiffany Zabludowicz; event Cochairs Hannah Gottlieb-Graham, Alexander Hankin, WillContinue Reading

Exhibition Dates: June 7, 2022–February 20, 2023Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Arts of Japan, The Sackler Wing Galleries, Galleries 223–232 Opening June 7, 2022, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kimono Style: The John C. Weber Collection will trace the transformation of the kimono from the late 18th century through the earlyContinue Reading

Pop Art-Themed Costume Fundraiser Unites Creatives: Anifa Mvuemba, Machine Dazzle, Dan Deacon, Jason Barnes and Kelly Towles Outdoors at Hirshhorn, May 21 The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will celebrate the art in the everyday at the Hirshhorn Ball, Saturday, May 21, 6:30–10 p.m. Held in the museum’s outdoorContinue Reading

Leilah Babirye, “Agali Awamu (Togetherness),” 2022. Courtesy of the artist, Gordon Robichaux, NY, and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. Photo: Nicholas Knight, Courtesy of Public Art Fund, NY Agali Awamu (Togetherness) was commissioned by Public Art Fund and presented as part of Black Atlantic at Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York City,Continue Reading

Photo: Freddy Koh JAAMIL OLAWALE KOSOKO IS ADAPTING TO THE NEW NORMAL with NATIONAL and GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS THE PERFORMANCE ARTIST BRINGS THEIR UNIQUE TALENTS TO NEW YORK WITH BLACK BODY AMNESIA AT THE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN (JULY 7); BAAD! BRONX ACADEMY OF ARTS AND DANCE (JULY 9) BLACKContinue Reading

Met Fifth Ave. Photo: Kate Glicksberg The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art, a leading research organization dedicated exclusively to the study of modernism, announced its 2022–2023 Fellowships. • Sabrina Carletti (Ph.D., Princeton University) has been selected for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at theContinue Reading