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The Most Impressive Gingerbread Houses of All Time - Chowhound

You know you’ve been there: fingers caked with white frosting, sweat beading off your brow as that third gingerbread wall, both fatally lopsided <i>and</i> …

Dia de los Muertos

Mary J Blige Reacts to Golden Globes Nod & 'Mudbound' Role: 'I Had No Idea What Was Coming'

Upon learning of her two Golden Globe nominations - for best supporting actress in , as well as for her song "Mighty River" written for the WWII-era …

Awards

Kylie Jenner Is Enjoying Buying Baby Items, Prefers 'Pink Hues,' Source Says

Kylie Jenner is reportedly enjoying her purchases for her upcoming baby girl.<p>The "Life of Kylie" star has not confirmed her pregnancy yet. But …

Entertainment

Triplex Penthouse Overlooking Central Park, With a Full Outdoor Kitchen

The al fresco kitchen is on the apartment’s 800-square-foot rooftop terrace<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Upper East Side, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $22 …

Luxury

Kylie Jenner slammed over $360 brush set, fans snap back at her justification

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Kylie Jenner attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum …

Entertainment

Albright-Knox lights tree featuring rare 18th-century creche

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery held its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Sunday, with the decorated tree featuring the museum's rare …

Christmas

Button or Spindle Whorl | The Met

The dot-in-circle motif recalls designs presumed to be of magical significance, most likely an abstract eye to ward off the evil-eye, which serves an …

Art Museums

Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics in The Metropolitan Museum of Art | MetPublications | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The form of tin-glazed earthenware known as maiolica reveals much about the culture and spirit of Renaissance Italy. Engagingly decorative, often …

Museums

Some viewers may find this offensive: do we need warnings in galleries?

The New York Met is being criticised over a ‘sexually suggestive’ painting of a girl<p>about 3 hours ago<p>One of the conversations, held in the aftermath …

News (Ireland)

The divine creations of Michelangelo

A new exhibition of drawings at New York's Metropolitan Museum illuminates the work of the Renaissance genius

Art History

Adventures of a Tour of New York City

As far as vacation spots are concerned, you really can’t do much better than New York. This boisterous city has it all – art, technology, and even …

Travel

Watch The Met's A Year of Architecture in a Day symposium live from New York

Dezeen is livestreaming a series of architecture talks and discussions at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which features presentations by …

Photographers

The 7 Most Mesmerizing Photos of Nicki Minaj

1 of 8<p>Jeff Kravitz / Contributor / Getty<p>Nicki Minaj, born Onika Tanya Maraj, exploded onto the music scene with hits like "Starships" and "Super …

Nicki Minaj

Asian Art News: Fall 2017

Chairman's Welcome<p>The Department of Asian Art fulfills a unique role at The Met: representing the artistic achievements of six major cultural …

Art Museums

Lucian Freud | Seated Man Smoking | The Met

<b>Inscription:</b> Signed and dated (lower left, in red pencil): L.F. 42<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent …

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A museum is refusing to take down a 'sexualized' portrait of a young girl — and people are furious

• <b>A viral petition is asking the The Metropolitan Museum of Art to move or change the signage for the Balthus painting "Thérèse Dreaming."</b>• <b><br>The Met defended the painting and said it provides an "opportunity for discussion."</b>• <b><br>Balthus's paintings have been controversial for decades because of how they</b> …

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2017 wrap-up: 20 of the most drop-dead gorgeous beauty looks on this year's red carpet

This year did <i>not</i> disappoint for beauty lovers.<p>On and off the red carpet, we saw some of the most buzzworthy, breathtaking, simply gorgeous makeup looks this year. No matter if it was in France or Hollywood, these stars' looks took our beauty expectations to new heights.<p>One star's look we couldn't …

Awards

The Bizarre eBay Instagram Account You Never Knew You Needed

@ebaybae has it all.<p>By day, Tae in Ahn is a storage solutions specialist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, creating one-of-a-kind contraptions that house the organization’s priceless pieces. By night however, Ahn is @ebaybae, the handle of her fascinating and ridiculously …

Louis Vuitton

Angus McBean | [Christmas Card] | The Met

A successful theatrical photographer in London, McBean crafted masterful portraits of actors in their signature roles as well as more fanciful …

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Man Ray | Meret Oppenheim at the Printing Wheel | The Met

In the 1910s the photographer and painter Man Ray had been an instigator of Dada in New York City. Like many others, he was drawn to Paris in the …

Art

Prudish or Impertinent? Viewing Old Art in the Context of New Headlines

I’m old enough to remember when everyone hated Tipper Gore and the Parents Music Resource Center for putting warning labels on music. Those prudish …

Conservative View

Kylie Jenner Continues To Keep Pregnancy Private, Skips Beauty Awards Ceremony

Kylie Jenner has vowed to keep her rumored pregnancy private that even though she’s committed to her cosmetics brand, she decided to skip the recent …

Entertainment

This week on "Sunday Morning" (Dec. 10)

A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the Emmy Award-winning news program

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Holiday Party 2017

Celebrate the season with fellow Members and Patrons at our Holiday Soirée.<p><b>Holiday Cocktails</b><br>Hors d'oeuvres<br>Desserts<p><b>Live Music by Evan Sherman</b> …

Christmas

Let There Be Light (in the European Paintings Galleries)!

One of my favorite documents (yes, it is possible to have favorite historical documents!) was only discovered in Rome's dusty state archives five …

Art Museums

Shinto | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The ancient Japanese found divinity manifested within nature itself. Flowering peaks, flowing rivers, and venerable trees, for example, were thought …

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Weddings in the Italian Renaissance | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Many official descriptions of weddings between wealthy or important people survive. Wedding celebrations could go on for several days, involving a …

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Man Ray | Male Torso | The Met

Man Ray experimented with photographic techniques throughout his artistic career. In this image, the delineation of a man’s muscular torso appears …

Art

Fragment | The Met

This rug fragment is a rare example of an early textile that most certainly functioned as a floor covering. Its brilliant colors, interlocking …

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Hans of Landshut | Dish with Abraham and Melchizedek | South German | The Met

At the center of this complex scene, the patriarch Abraham, fresh from victorious battle, meets the king and high priest Melchizedek, who at once …

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