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2015-05-04 12:24:07

Display inspired by Chinese imagery in art, film, and fashion ahead of the "China: Through the Looking Glass" exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 7 through August 16, 2015

2014-03-12 08:35:58

Sree Sreenivasan, CDO at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tops the List NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CDO Club has identified the names of the 10 most influential online

2011-07-20 16:39:00

Conservation of Key Works Reveals Beautiful Colors NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A selection of magnificent Northern Renaissance paintings from an often overlooked collection will be on exhibition in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries from September 9, 2011 through February 5, 2012.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]