The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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The country's largest museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses vast series of collections, with more than 2 million works divided among 17 departments. Within this single building view thousands of pieces of American and European art, including notable works by Whistler, Sargent, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. The museum also notably contains what's considered the greatest collection of Egyptian art outside Cairo. One of the world's most prestigious centers of art and culture, the museum welcomes more than 5 million visitors each year. Step inside to see Roman statues, musical instruments, antique weapons, costumes, period rooms, Egyptian artifacts, and modern photographs. Consider a guided tour of the museum highlights. You may want to end your visit with a drink in the rooftop bar. Using our custom trip planner, New York City attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The visit to Metropilitan is indispensable and must be unmissable. We spent almost all day there and we didn't see everything. It is worth palmillhar every room, even if it is quickly. A spectacular stroll through the history of mankind.
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  • Always such a great place to visit. There's a bit of something for all, even if you aren't that into art. The Greek and Roman galleries are a personal favorite. I also love the European painting galleries. You can be there all day, and still not see the entire thing. The Frank Lloyd Wright room is something to behold, as is the Egyptian wing, and the European decorative arts section. They're like a trip back in time.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an art museum located in Central Park, New York, founded in 1870. It is one of the world's most famous museums, with all the influences of all civilizations and is far superior to the Louvre. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::::::::::::::: :: Islamic Wing :: The wing of the Islamic art This wing shows the development of this art from the seventh century to the nineteenth century. It is no exaggeration to say that the pavilion offers a comprehensive view of Islamic art. The pavilion contains works of art representing different stages of Islamic art, not only Arabic calligraphy and Islamic motifs, but also artistic pieces that reflect the development of Islamic architecture, the textile industry and the development of ceramics. The pavilion includes works from the ancient Islamic world of Arabia, Andalus, Egypt, Syria, India and Persia. The masterpiece of this wing may be the Damascene Hall, which embodies the magnificence of the art of Islamic architecture. The museum is not limited to its artistic collections, but occasionally offers artists from around the world or special performances of certain art stages or a particular country or continent. :: Photography of a lens "Pierre Gad" متحف المتروبوليتان للفنون (Metropolitan Museum of Art) هو متحف فنون يقع في سنترال بارك في نيويورك أسس 1870 و يعتبر من أشهر وأضخم متاحف العالم، يحتوى على أثار من جميع الحضارات وهو يفوق اللوفر بمراحل من حيث الضخامة. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :: الجناح الإسلامي :: الجناح الخاص بالفن الإسلامي يبرز هذا الجناح تطور هذا الفن منذ القرن السابع الميلادي وحتى القرن التاسع عشر وليس من المبالغة القول إن الجناح يقدم رؤية شاملة للفن الإسلامي. فالجناح يحتوي على أعمال فنية تمثل مراحل مختلفة من الفن الإسلامي ولا تقتصر على الخط العربي والمنمنمات والزخارف الإسلامية وإنما تشمل أيضا قطعا فنيا تعكس تطور المعمار الإسلامي وصناعة النسيج وتطور فن السيراميك.و الجناح يضم أعمالا من العالم الإسلامي القديم من الجزيرة العربية والأندلس ومصر وسوريا والعراق والهند وفارس ومنغوليا الهندية. وقد تكون تحفة هذا الجناح هي القاعة الدمشقية التي تجسد رفعة ما بلفه الفن الإسلامي المعماري ولا يقتصر المتحف على ما لديه من مجموعات فنية وإنما يقوم بين حين وأخر بتقديم عروض فنية لفنانين من العالم أو تقديم عروض خاصة لمراحل فنية معينة أو لبلد أو قارة معينة. :: تصوير بعدسة "بيار جاد"
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