Metropolitan Museum of Art

Authorities in New York return 14 looted artefacts valued at $2.5m to Italy, including a black-figure hydria by the renowned Priam Painter

The repatriated artefacts were looted by an international network of “high-profile antiquities traffickers and smugglers, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office

Was Van Gogh's olive grove landscape another Nazi-era 'forced sale'?

We uncover the tangled tale of the painting controversially sold off by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1972 and now in an Athens museum

Groups in Guatemala demand return of Maya throne sent to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guatemalan law prohibits the export of such artefacts for exhibition, local culture organisations say

Did the Metropolitan Museum cover up its acquisition of a Nazi-looted Van Gogh? A new lawsuit alleges so

The heirs of a Jewish collector who fled Germany in the 1930s claim that well-documented provenance issues with the painting “La cueillette des olives” have been overlooked by the museum and the Greek foundation that now owns it

Philip Guston’s daughter donates 220 of his works and $10m to the Metropolitan Museum

Some of the works from the collection, which will go on view next year, are featured in the controversial traveling retrospective devoted to Guston

Van Gogh’s cypresses, a sequel to the sunflowers

New York’s Met plans a major show opening next May, with some of his greatest landscapes of Provence

Metropolitan Museum show to reunite two Van Gogh masterpieces after 120 years apart

A major exhibition next year will survey the artist’s fascination with the undulating trees

Metropolitan Museum receives $10m donation for ongoing performance art initiative

The philanthropist Adrienne Arsht is a longtime supporter of the museum and performing arts programmes nationwide

Looted antiquities returned to Turkey and Italy were seized from New York home of Met trustee Shelby White

An ongoing investigation into White's collection expects to see more objects repatriated in the future

American billionaire's Cycladic antiquities collection unveiled in Athens as Greece and Metropolitan Museum of Art reach agreement

The Greek state is now the sole owner of the artefacts but all 161 pieces will be on a 25-year loan to the Met from January 2024

Van Dyck or copies? The curious case of the socialite, the scholar and the Old Masters

Plus, Joan Mitchell and Claude Monet at the Fondation Louis Vuitton and England's Tudors head to New York

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A glorious show of Tudor royal splendour to open at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Masterpieces amassed in Renaissance England are brought together in an exhibition freed from expectations to tell a “hallowed national narrative”

Whitney curator David Breslin appointed to lead Metropolitan Museum’s Modern and contemporary art department

Breslin, who co-curated the 2022 Whitney Biennial, will oversee the Met’s major expansion project

Hew Locke covers Met Museum with golden trophies inspired by colonial looting

The suite of sculptures is inspired by works in the museum’s collection with convoluted histories

Subversive ceramics by enslaved Black potters go on show at New York's Met Museum

The exhibition stages works ranging from Dave the Potter in 1834 to contemporary responses by the likes of Theaster Gates and Simone Leigh

Greek artefacts from American billionaire's collection will be returned pending exchange agreement

The artefacts could be exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before traveling to Athens

Metropolitan Museum to exhibit masterpieces from Puerto Rican museum struck by earthquake

The pieces include paintings by Frederic Leighton, John Everett Millais and Sir Edward Burne-Jones

The Metropolitan Museum returns two looted artefacts to Nepal

The two works, given to the museum in the 1990s, were looted from temples in Kathmandu according to recent internal provenance research

Arrest warrant issued for dealer who sold ‘hundreds’ of looted Middle East antiquities—some of which ended up in the Met

Georges Lotfi has been accused of handling the types of materials he helped the police recover and repatriate for years

Metropolitan Museum director Max Hollein to take on dual role of director and chief executive

Hollein, who will add the role to his title after Daniel H. Weiss resigns next year, was the “clear choice”, according to the Met’s board of trustees

The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquires rejected Howard Hodgkin collection of Indian art

The late British artist envisioned that his collection would be acquired by the Ashmolean Museum, which rejected the offer due to provenance concerns

Bernd and Hilla Becher, photography giants of the Düsseldorf School, emerge from the shadows in New York show

The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the pair’s first major US survey and will include their signature grid works as well as largely unknown early pieces

Metropolitan Museum of Art increases admission fee

The museum initially changed its "pay-as-you-wish" policy in 2018

Daniel H. Weiss will step down as president and chief executive of the Metropolitan Museum

Weiss, who guided the Met through several major projects and challenges during his tenure, will step down in June 2023

Met exhibition frames the kimono as a global transmitter of style, beyond national costume

The show offers a thought-provoking and transnational approach to the T-shaped garment

Egyptian antiquities connected to international trafficking ring seized from Metropolitan Museum in New York

Five objects worth more than €3m have been confiscated by authorities as part of a wide-ranging global investigation involving former Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez

Former Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez charged in connection with antiquities trafficking investigation

Martinez has been indicted for “complicity of gang fraud and laundering“ of objects purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Louvre Abu Dhabi

Former Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez questioned by police as part of probe into alleged antiquities trafficking ring

Investigation focuses on purchases made by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Met creates digital project tied to $70m upgrade of African, ancient American and Oceanic art galleries

The venture, made in collaboration with the World Monuments Fund and several African art and culture scholars, will examine historical sites in sub-Saharan Africa