Archive for July, 2013

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Goings On at the Met Museum of Art

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Summer is only halfway done, but the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art is already looking ahead to the fall. Here is just a tantalizing sample of some the upcoming and ongoing offerings at the Met Museum in NYC.

August 19th ushers in an exhibition of photographs by 19th Century portraitist Julia Margaret Cameron, known for her “living” style of photography, her somewhat unorthodox, “sloppy” techniques (valuing light and motion over clarity and precision), and her deeply spiritual themes and meanings. The exhibit will display over fifty works by Cameron, and will run through early January of 2014.

An exhibition beginning October 1st will offer striking examples of 18th Century French etchings, along with a detailed account of the development of various techniques by French artists such as Hubert Robert and Ant