Metropolitan Museum Analysis

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has one of the finest Modern European Art collections that has enlightened and awakened my personal mastery and appreciation of Art. Being a student in the business side of education I had never really explored my different avenues of the artistic side in me. The Museum itself is an artistic and historic architectural grace to the entire block on 82nd Street in Manhattan. Entering inside, I sensed myself going into an era of Europe where people traded ideas and learned from each other. I walked in the aisle of the 19th to the 21th Century art, it gave me a sense of the community and the important aspects of modern Europe along with the finest art pieces which came along from there.

Walking into the hall
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It was designed by John T. Curran. It was crafted to be made on silver, gold, enamel and opals. It was designed in New York, United States. It was classified as a silver ornament. The Magnolia vase was Tiffany & Company’s most prominent silver entry at Chicago’s World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Native and Latin America sources inspired the form of the art which was derived from Pueblo pottery. Plant motifs represent various parts of the United States. The pine shows the North, Magnolia, the southeast and the cacti southwest. Standing for the whole country and applied in gold is the omnipresent goldenrod. Its uniqueness is the fine make and the detailing on the vase. The flowers give a sense of the beauty and elegance an object can portray. It is very majestical. Looking at this made my eyes glare at it for a few minutes and admire its…show more content…
It was a masterpiece of the collection of spring/ summer 1953. It was an impeccable silk dress beautifully crafted to bring out the beauty and elegance of the woman wearing it. Dior brought out the natural and sophisticated beauty of the silk in this dress. He had major self portray in this, not as a French designer but as a gardener, farmer and mill owner. The master art, “May” is not only beautiful but it also gives a very soft and feminine touch to the silk piece. In May, grass and wild clover are rendered in silk floss organza. I could sense a form of patterning by the meadow- gone-to-weed is composed of the tiniest French knots. Meticulously measured stitched and hand embroidery add to its uniqueness and makes me glare at it as I imagined a beautiful you woman wearing it. As Dior suggests, “ Beauty lies in the Rustic.” I completely agree with that since French culture has always had a fascination to go back in history and bring out the best for todays era.

By the end of my visit to The Met, I was completely aware of the power of art and its influences; it was like a journey through different parts of the world while still on the 82nd street in New York. As we walked out the gallery I once again glanced at the art pieces I was leaving behind. I had a great vision of what the art in Europe looked like in the 19th-21st century. The museum

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