New York art aficionados are currently being spoiled with two once-in-a-lifetime exhibitions of old master drawings*, as both the Met and the Morgan have shows on display. 478 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has refused to remove a 1938 painting by the artist known as Balthus that depicts a young girl in what some are saying is a sexually suggestive pose. 332 more words
NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art will not remove a controversial painting by the French painter known as Balthus from public display.
The painting, “Thérèse Dreaming” (1938), depicts a young girl in a suggestive pose that leaves her underwear visible. 282 more words
Leonardo da Vinci, A Bear Walking, ca. 1482-85. Silverpoint on light buff prepared paper, 4 1/16 x 5 ¼ in. Robert Lehman, 1975 (1975.1.369) 95 more words