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Teens Take the Met 2014
Date:  1/23/2015
Title:  Teens Take the Met 2014
Description:  What does the Met look like when teens take over? We found out on Friday, October 17, 2014, when we partnered with over forty organizations from across the ...
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Her Body in Motion
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Her Body in Motion
Description:  "She would've been a powerful sight as a weather vane: her body would follow the wind."—Emmanuel von Schack, educator and ASL user Learn more about ...
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Between Life and Death
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Between Life and Death
Description:  "It's almost hard to believe that this figure will die; his physique is so strong, so muscular."—Thayer Tolles, curator Learn more about this object: ...
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A Body Responds in Dance
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  A Body Responds in Dance
Description:  "The idea of launching your body back, without seeing, is liberating but also terrifying."—Francesca Harper, dancer Learn more about this object: http://www....
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A Timeless Replica
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  A Timeless Replica
Description:  "There's a very pleasing amalgamation of lines and forms in this piece."—Thayer Tolles, curator Learn more about this object: ...
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Poised to Hear More
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Poised to Hear More
Description:  "On that other side of her ear, this whole world around the sculpture came to life."—Jennifer Morris, actor Learn more about this object: http://www.metmuseu...
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The Artist at Work
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  The Artist at Work
Description:  "One of the dancers said she held this pose for twenty-five minutes, and, honestly, I don't know how anyone could do that."—Thayer Tolles, curator Learn more...
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A Goddess Takes Aim
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  A Goddess Takes Aim
Description:  "From this angle more than any other, I could imagine her flying."—Bill T. Jones, choreographer and director Learn more about this object: http://www.metmuse...
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Gestures Speak Louder Than Words
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Gestures Speak Louder Than Words
Description:  "I absolutely read the bishop as a figure of false piety."—Sam Pinkleton, theater director Learn more about this object: http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/...
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Motion Drapes a Body at Rest
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Motion Drapes a Body at Rest
Description:  "There's a dichotomy going on: the calm facial features compared with the agitated drapery."—Thayer Tolles, curator Learn more about this object: http://www....
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Beauty and Belief
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Beauty and Belief
Description:  "There is this combination of naturalism and abstraction that goes beyond human."—Jim Draper, curator Learn more about this object: ...
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Empathy through Mimicry
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Empathy through Mimicry
Description:  "You really tap into the emotion of what these people are going through by taking on their poses."—Jennifer Morris, actor Learn more about this object: http:...
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Framed by the Body
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Framed by the Body
Description:  "The most important thing here is the relationship between the two bodies."—Griffith Mann, curator Learn more about this object: http://www.metmuseum.org/col...
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Four Hands, Many Meanings
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Four Hands, Many Meanings
Description:  "There's almost a little pause that you see between the two hands."—Melanie Holcomb, curator Learn more about this object: ...
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The Hidden Body Speaks
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  The Hidden Body Speaks
Description:  "The drapery is a test that the sculptor has set for himself to convey as much as possible about the body beneath."—Peter Barnet, curator Learn more about th...
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Sorrows Universal Language
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Sorrows Universal Language
Description:  "Mary's hands crossed over her heart; this same gesture is found in American Sign Language."—Emmanuel von Schack, educator and ASL user Learn more ...
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Everyday Angels
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Everyday Angels
Description:  "You can see the concentration on their faces."—Griffith Mann, curator Learn more about this object: http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/viewpoints/pilasters ...
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Silent Dynamism
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Silent Dynamism
Description:  "He's biting his fingers. I instantly recognize his tremendous suffering."—Emmanuel von Schack, educator and ASL user Learn more about this object: http://ww...
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After Victory
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  After Victory
Description:  "When I assumed the pose of Perseus, I felt a sense of power, confidence, and strength."—Emmanuel von Schack, educator and ASL user Learn more about this ...
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Beauty and Laughter Entwined
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Beauty and Laughter Entwined
Description:  "It's done in a very elevated way, but there's a great deal of humor here."—Luke Syson, curator Learn more about this object: ...
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The Myth behind the Bust
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  The Myth behind the Bust
Description:  "What looks like drapery is, in fact, the skin from the the breast."—Wolfram Koeppe, curator Learn more about this object: http://www.metmuseum.org/collectio...
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Agonys Body Language
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  Agonys Body Language
Description:  "It's difficult for me to walk past and not stop and gasp every time."—Alice Schwarz, educator Learn more about this object: ...
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The Body as High Drama
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  The Body as High Drama
Description:  "How much skill, time, and focus went into getting one simple moment of human gesture?"—Bill T. Jones, choreographer and director Learn more about this ...
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A Body in the Palm of Your Hand
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  A Body in the Palm of Your Hand
Description:  "If you'd look up into his face, you'd be struck by the silver in his eyes."—Luke Syson, curator Lean more about this object: ...
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One Artist, Many Faces
Date:  1/22/2015
Title:  One Artist, Many Faces
Description:  "The artist hoped to ward away spirits by capturing them in these heads."—Wolfram Koeppe, curator Learn more about this object: ...
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