When the Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired Charles Le Brun’s 17th century painting “A Portrait of Everhard Jabach and Family” from a private English collector late last year, it made headlines in The New York Times. In the past, this would’ve been the end of the famous painting’s story—but things are a bit different nowadays at America’s largest art museum.Read the full article
The Artist Project: John Baldessari
John Baldessari on Philip Guston’s Stationary Figure
“I think it’s brilliant: making art look like it’s not about skill.”
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Artist Project is a 2015 online series in which we give artists an opportunity to respond to our encyclopedic collection.