Anthony Barboza, “Honeymoon Morning, Paris” (1982). From Jessie Wender, "Photographing Love" The New Yorker (14 February 2013). In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ve curated a selection of intimate portraits from photographers who have a significant body of work devoted to their husband, wife, partner, or lover.
Manet—Critics and Champions: Lesson Plan | Exercise students' sensory and descriptive powers in the Museum or the classroom with an imaginative activity and viewing questions focused on a painting by Édouard Manet. Examine the ways artists are inspired by the past and help students understand the context of Manet's career. #Teachers #Education #K12
"Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West," Metropolitan Museum of Art (11 March – 29 June 2014). The exhibition shows three mid-seventeenth-century Dutch paintings along with three actual rugs of the same period. Each of the carpets on view corresponds to a rug in one of the paintings. All paintings and carpets are from the Met's collection. Image: Cornelis Bisschop, A Young Woman and a Cavalier, early 1660s.