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The Artist Project - What Artists See When They Look At Art

English · Hardback

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Since The Metropolitan Museum of Art's founding in New York City nearly 150 years ago, generations of artists have found boundless inspiration in its galleries. The Artist Project celebrates the role that great art plays in spurring creativity in the twenty-first century. Interviews with 120 international contemporary artists discussing works from The Met's collection that spark their imagination offer new insights into art, museums, and the creative process. Images of the works from The Met appear alongside images of the contemporary artists' work, allowing readers to discover a rich web of visual connections that spans cultures and millennia.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) in New York presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online.
Since it was founded in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum's galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing both new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.


120 of the world's most influential contemporary artists discuss the art that inspires them in this lavishly packaged and designed book

Product details

Authors Metropolitan Museum Of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Assisted by Metropolitan Museum Of Art (Editor), Metropolita Museum of Art (Editor)
Publisher Phaidon Gb
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 15.10.2017
EAN 9780714873541
ISBN 978-0-7148-7354-1
Illustrations édition en anglais
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Art
Non-fiction book > Art, literature > Art: general, reference works

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