Posts Tagged 'metropolitan museum of art'

TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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Chinese Tapestry & Embroidery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has an extensive collection of impressive art work, and one of their current exhibitions, Painting With Threads, is a great addition to the site. This 22 piece exhibition houses a variety of Chinese tapestries and embroideries

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Chinese Tapestry & Embroidery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has an extensive collection of impressive art work, and one of their current exhibitions, Painting With Threads, is a great addition to the site. This 22 piece exhibition houses a variety of Chinese tapestries and embroideries

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Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art some weeks ago, and viewing this exhibition the rainy Saturday after Halloween could not have been more fitting. Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is a fascinating and glamorous experience of

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Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art some weeks ago, and viewing this exhibition the rainy Saturday after Halloween could not have been more fitting. Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is a fascinating and glamorous experience of

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Kimono: A Modern History

Like most textile enthusiasts I know, I am enchanted with all things Japanese. Living in Greece I rarely have the opportunity to see Japanese textiles in person, so when the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its Kimono: A Modern History

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Kimono: A Modern History

Like most textile enthusiasts I know, I am enchanted with all things Japanese. Living in Greece I rarely have the opportunity to see Japanese textiles in person, so when the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its Kimono: A Modern History

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Inspiration Board: Tapestry Weaving

I recently took TAC’s Tapestry Weaving After Workshop with Katy Fischer, and left feeling totally inspired by the medium of tapestry weaving — especially how many artists are playing with such an historical form. Check out these contemporary weavers that

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Inspiration Board: Tapestry Weaving

I recently took TAC’s Tapestry Weaving After Workshop with Katy Fischer, and left feeling totally inspired by the medium of tapestry weaving — especially how many artists are playing with such an historical form. Check out these contemporary weavers that

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Interwoven Globe at The Met

As a total textile nerd, I couldn’t be more excited about the Interwoven Globe exhibition at The Met. I had been anxiously waiting for it, since I had seen a preview at the last Textile Society of America conference, and

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Interwoven Globe at The Met

As a total textile nerd, I couldn’t be more excited about the Interwoven Globe exhibition at The Met. I had been anxiously waiting for it, since I had seen a preview at the last Textile Society of America conference, and

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Punk’s not dead

And it finally made it to the MET. Punk: Chaos to Couture examines ” punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the early 1970s through its continuing influence today. Featuring approximately one hundred designs for men and women,

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Punk’s not dead

And it finally made it to the MET. Punk: Chaos to Couture examines ” punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the early 1970s through its continuing influence today. Featuring approximately one hundred designs for men and women,

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Fashion in Art Guided Tour at the Met

As creators, hobbyists, makers, artists, craftspeople and especially wearers of fashion, it is an interesting or sometimes necessary journey to go back to our roots. The evolution of fashion in art is one that should be considered by anyone who

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Fashion in Art Guided Tour at the Met

As creators, hobbyists, makers, artists, craftspeople and especially wearers of fashion, it is an interesting or sometimes necessary journey to go back to our roots. The evolution of fashion in art is one that should be considered by anyone who

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Textiles taking over NYC

How great is this Spring weather, specially after a (too) long Winter?! Don’t make great outdoor plans for this weekend though, as the weather will be more on the gray/rainy side.. Perfect for a museum/gallery walk! Luckily, there are a

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Textiles taking over NYC

How great is this Spring weather, specially after a (too) long Winter?! Don’t make great outdoor plans for this weekend though, as the weather will be more on the gray/rainy side.. Perfect for a museum/gallery walk! Luckily, there are a

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The Andes at the MET

Last night I was showing to my family the photos of the trip to Peru that Owyn and I went in December. Needless to say that I was making everyone jealous, not only because of the beautiful landscapes but also

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The Andes at the MET

Last night I was showing to my family the photos of the trip to Peru that Owyn and I went in December. Needless to say that I was making everyone jealous, not only because of the beautiful landscapes but also

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