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365 Days in the Met 2013 Wall Calendar The Metropolitan Museum of Art

365 Days in the Met 2013 Wall Calendar

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Published August 15th 2012
ISBN : 9780761169161
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28 pages
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The most-visited art museum in America (and New York City’s #1 tourist attraction), The Metropolitan Museum of Art is more popular than ever, welcoming a record 5.7 million visitors in 2011. 365 Days in the Met is a new calendar that brings theMoreThe most-visited art museum in America (and New York City’s #1 tourist attraction), The Metropolitan Museum of Art is more popular than ever, welcoming a record 5.7 million visitors in 2011. 365 Days in the Met is a new calendar that brings the museum’s vast collection to any room of the house. Each month’s spread is organized around a theme—Egyptian Art, Gardens, Art Nouveau and Art Deco, American Art, Music, The Costume Institute (featuring the “Oyster Dress” from 2011’s blockbuster Alexander McQueen exhibit)—with one large image at the top of the page and dozens of smaller pictures in the grid below. The artwork comprises a variety of media and cultural traditions- detailed text every month discusses highlights of the Museum’s collection. It’s like wandering the galleries of the Met without leaving home.