Posts tagged "metropolitan museum of art"

Cookie Monster’s Press Tour Of Art Museums Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today

Because it is Sunday, and the hustle of a monster that carbo-loads while speaking baby talk never ends, here is my favorite picture from Cookie Monster’s whirlwind press tour of New York City art museums, in preparation for his new mixtape  children’s film “The Cookie Thief”.  His selfie-face is on point. [h/t Twitter]…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 15, 2015

Armor And Weapons From “Game Of Thrones” Will Be On Display At The Met

MEGA cool: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is going to be exhibiting the armor from “Game of Thrones” next month with an accompanying talk on arms and armaments featuring the series’ costume designer, Michele Clapton. She’ll be joined by post-minimalist artist Miya Ando and the Met’s curator in Arms and Armor,…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 14, 2014

Evening Quickies: Anna Wintour Nixes 40-Foot Sculpture Of Naked Vivienne Westwood

Anna Wintour has reportedly banned a nude 40-foot sculpture of designer Vivienne Westwood from the Metropolitan Museum Of Art’s upcoming punk exhibit. Wintour said the naked, styrofoam Westwood would be “a needless distraction” in “Punk: Chaos To Couture.” [Styleite]
Amanda Bynes allegedly got kicked out of a Planet Fitness gym in Harlem for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2013

Hits & Misses: The Best And Worst Of Beauty At The 2012 Met Ball

The Met Ball is, in many ways, bigger and brighter than all of the awards shows combined. While the Academy honors excellence in film, the gala honors glamour in its purest form. Each year there’s a “topic” of celebration — last night extolled the parallels of Miuccia Prada to the late great Elsa Schiaparelli; last…

By: Rachel Krause / May 8, 2012

The Skinny On: The Met Costume Ball

You thought prom was a big fuss? Try the monstrous fashion madness that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala.

Hosted by Anna Wintour, the Met Ball is the tick that is Hollywood feasting itself on the blood of high fashion … Or is it the other way around? No one…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 4, 2009

Slideshow: Super Hot Messes At The Met

We saved the mess for last! There was ever so much to choose from, especially given the Gala’s “Superheroes: Fashion & Fantasy” theme. Some people didn’t even try, some people hit the nail on the head, and some just went too dang far. All this has us wondering what next year’s theme should be…how about…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008

Quick Pic: Ashley Olsen Drags Her Corpse Twin Out For A Party

There was such a plethora of hot messiness last night at the Costume Institute Gala held at the Metripolitan Museum of Art (there was some serious prettiness too, but that’s not quite as fun), but this image of the Olsen twins scared the bejesus out of me. Ashley looks fairly delightful, but Mary Kate? Mommy,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008