The Met Launches Mini Web Series To Showcase 100 Artworks
The Metropolitan Museum of Art initiaties a multimedia project to make their art more accessible to people all over the world.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has launched its new web series called ’82nd and 5th.’ Every week, two videos will be released that will allow online visitors to explore the different artworks in the museum. By the end of this year, there will be a total of 100 short videos.
Each two-minute video will feature one art work, and be presented by one curator. 11 museum photographers will also transform the curators’ audio commentaries into moving visuals.
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explains that: