New York’s Art Museums At War

Metropolitan Museum Of ArtNYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art was named the world’s high museum within the interactive website’s Traveler’s Choice Awards for the second yr in a row on Tuesday. Clyde B. Jones III, president of the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, will depart his position June 12, 2015, to change into senior vice chairman for institutional advancement for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

In a terrific sweep throughout the again of the museum, you examine American art in Lectures 18 and 19; you sample 20th-century art in Lectures 20 and 21; and also you tour the Robert Lehman Collection in Lectures 22 and 23, exploring a wing dedicated to one of the most extraordinary presents of artwork by a single individual.

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Opened in early 2012, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s revitalized American Wing (a.k.a. The New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture and Decorative Arts) is 30,000 square feet of open, skylit house showcasing the most effective and most in depth collections of American artwork in the nation.

The museum’s fifteen galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia traces the course of Islamic civilization over 13 centuries and consists of an eleven-foot-high mosaic-tiled 14th-century prayer niche, a wooden-paneled reception hall and the Simonetti Carpet, woven around 1500.