The guide to Metropolitan's encyclopedic holdings provides the ideal introduction to almost 600 essential masterpieces from one of the world's most popular and beloved museums and is now available to read on your tablet, mobile phone or personal computer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide e-Book provides the same features as the printed version along with digital enhancements such as a linked table of contents for easy navigation, a double-click to zoom on works of art, and additional views of artworks. Like the print version, this e-Book features a compelling and accessible design, beautiful photography, and up-to-date descriptions written by the Museum's own experts.
This e-Book puts a comprehensive view of art history spanning more than five millennia and the entire globe in the palm of your hand. It is a perfect way to plan a visit to the museum or to read about the artworks after seeing them. Presenting works ranging from the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur to Canova's Perseus with the Head of Medusa to Sargents Madame X, this is an indispensable volume for lovers of art and art history, and for anyone who has ever dreamed of lingering over the most iconic works in the Metropolitan Museum's unparalleled collection.