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5 things I had to give up to be successful

An uncomfortable but powerful truth that took most of my 20s to internalize:<p>There’s an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life.<p>No matter what you’re trying to accomplish, you’ll have to give up something in order to make it happen.<p>If you want to become a doctor, you give up most of your …

MOMA

13 Art Exhibits You Don't Want To Miss This Summer

On your mark, get set...<p>Museum-hopping shouldn't be only reserved for rainy days. If you need proof of that, just take a look at the lineup of art exhibits hitting museums across the country this summer.<p>The season already kicked off in New York City with the Whitney Museum's long-awaited Biennial …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Advice For Procrastinator Architects

Scrolling through memes of cats in disguise. Checking if food has magically appeared in your refrigerator every ten minutes. Obsessively arranging …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

That Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o Twitter Meme Is Becoming an Actual Movie

Rihanna has over 72 million Twitter followers, so when she publicly joked on the platform about the possibility of making a movie with Lupita Nyong'o, director Ava DuVernay and writer and actress Issa Rae, a whole lot of people were watching. Apparently, even the people that can make movies …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Harvard Business School Announces New Temporary Public Art Installations for 2017-2018 - News - Harvard Business School

BOSTON—Three sculptures will be installed on Harvard Business School’s campus in Boston as part of its ongoing contemporary sculpture exhibition, …

Art

6 Noteworthy Museums Opening in 2017 That You Need to Visit

The year 2017 is set to be a great one for museums, with exciting openings spanning the globe. Some old favorites are finding new homes (like …

Museums of Contemporary Art

27 brill things to do in London this week

Sip on cider and beer with the Green Man gang in King’s Cross, celebrate London life at a film night dedicated to the city’s love of food, or take a …

Tate Modern

3 iconic iconic fashion exhibits you cannot miss

Book your tickets, now<p>In case you haven't heard yet, firstly, we hope we you haven't taken on a hefty mortgage for that rock you've been living …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

On this day, May 22: Jean Tinguely was born

The internationally-known Swiss artist was born on May 22, 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland, and would have been 92 today. He was most famous for his …

MOMA

vintage portraits for a modern world.

like a lot of things that interest me, one of the most interesting things for me about interior design is quite a bit about <i>juxtaposition.</i> i like …

National Portrait Gallery

Ptah Statue | Third Intermediate Period | The Met

The great Egyptian god Ptah was a deity whose many aspects include those of both a creator god and a god who listens to individuals’ prayers. Ptah’s …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

France's Future Craftsmen, Inspired by Their Past

At its inception, George Grey Barnard's Cloisters museum, located at 700 Fort Washington Avenue in New York, was conceived to provide American art …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jane Austen airbrushed on new £10 note, campaigners complain

The portrait of Jane Austen which appears on new polymer £10 notes has provoked outrage for having been “airbrushed.”<p>The new notes feature the Sense and Sensibility author in a portrait painted by her nephew after her death, in which she appears noticeably prettier and less drawn than in the only …

Jane Austen

Henri Cartier-Bresson's photography; 'IT'S A YES, YES, YES'

New York — As I was mounting the staircase, I expected him to be waiting at the top, hand on his camera, waiting for the perfect configuration of …

Museums of Fine Arts

Georg Andreas Böckler | Architectura Curiosa Nova: Das ist, neue ergotzliche Sinn und Kunstreiche auch nutzliche Bau- und Wasser-Kunst . . . | Nuremberg : [s.n.], [1664] | The Met

The work of Böckler, professional architect and engineer working in Germany, is known only through drawings and references. His career as an …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paris Jackson’s stylist opens up about crafting her entry into the limelight

Los Angeles-based stylist Sonia Young is the woman helping 19-year-old Paris Jackson make her foray into the fashion world. Young first worked with Jackson at the InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globes after party in January — and has been crafting the teen’s attention-getting looks ever …

Fashion

Disney, Missoni & More Makeover Kartell's Iconic Componibili

This humble set of drawers is celebrating a milestone birthday. Kartell's classic Componibili is 50 years old this year, and the Italian modern …

MOMA

COA: Seized art missing, damaged

Aside from the 146 paintings reported missing in 2012, the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) has lost nine more artworks while …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Modern African Art Is Being Gentrified

Sotheby’s held its first auction of modern and contemporary African art on Tuesday, where 83 pieces by artists from Cameroon to South Africa sold for a total of nearly $4 million. The star of the sale was the Ghanaian artist El Anatsui’s sculpture made from discarded aluminum bottle caps and copper …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Agent: Brady didn't have concussion last season

The agent for Tom Brady says the New England Patriots quarterback wasn't diagnosed with a concussion last year.<p>Don Yee made that statement to ESPN and added that "it's obviously a good thing that the organization and everyone close to him is vigilant and always looking out for his health."<p>Brady's …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Stories from Sunny Spain - Recommendations for Visiting Valencia

Our stories from sunny Spain continue. In this post, we write about our trip to Valencia in October 2014. We also share some tips that will help you …

Museums of Fine Arts

Vizcaya's Mermaids Are Slowly Dissolving Into the Sea

For a century, the mermaids at Vizcaya have gazed at their refined reflections on the surface of the water, but over the years, the statues have …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

This week, a museum opened in Palestine and Renzo Piano completed an art gallery

This week on Dezeen, a museum dedicated to Palestinian culture opened in Birzeit and Renzo Piano finished a sail-covered art gallery in a French …

Design

Their Closets, Themselves

<i>Sara Berman’s Closet</i> in the American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.Rick Meyerowitz <i>In March,</i> Sara Berman’s Closet<i> opened in the American wing</i> …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kim Kardashian becomes sixth person in the world to reach 100 million Instagram followers

The reality star's most popular posts feature children North and Saint and husband Kanye West<p>Kim Kardashian has become the sixth person to reach 100 …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The 10 best US cities for creative workers to launch a career in the arts

Longing for a career in the arts or already have a toe-hold in a creative industry like film, music or dance? You might wonder if you're living in a …

Museums of Fine Arts

Medallion with Christ from an Icon Frame | Byzantine | The Met

This medallion of Christ is from a group of twelve that once surrounded an icon of the archangel Gabriel. The medallions may have been sent as a gift …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

JFK portrait going on display at National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is putting a portrait of John F. Kennedy on display in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth.<p>The pastel …

National Portrait Gallery

The Curators of documenta and the Venice Biennale Both Put Their Lovers in Their Shows. Should We Care?

Art World<p>The coincidence illustrates the extent to which the art world is built on close personal relationships—but some question the curators' …

MOMA

Women Artists in Modern Egyptian Art Presented at Green Art Gallery

The role of women in the development of <b>Modern Egyptian art</b> and also the entire modern society of Egypt is soon to be explored through the exhibition</i> …

Artists