by Tony Karp
It happened at the Met
Alberto Giacometti - Giacometti shadows - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Giacometti shadows
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is my favorite museum. It's the world's greatest museum. It has everything. I've haven't visited it since we moved from New York to Virginia, and it's the one thing about New York that I really miss.

So here is my tribute to the time I spent at the Met.
Greek bust - Star man - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Star man
panorama in the Met - Man from the Met - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Man from the Met
 - The fool - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
The fool
 - Overseeing the gallery - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Overseeing the gallery
 - The face of Cain, the first human murderer - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
The face of Cain, the first human murderer
Greek sculpture - No, we're listening. What else happened on your vacation? - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
No, we're listening. What else happened on your vacation?
 - Face made from little, overlapping squares - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Face made from little, overlapping squares
an old Chinese chest - Sage advice - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Sage advice
a Greek bust - Portrait in glowing cubes - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Portrait in glowing cubes
 - Reagan and Gorbachev in the Temple of Dendur - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Reagan and Gorbachev in the Temple of Dendur
a Greek bust - Portrait in small, colored tiles - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Portrait in small, colored tiles
 - In the hallway with the statues - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
In the hallway with the statues
 - Face of fear - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Face of fear
 - Mr. Escher visits the met - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Mr. Escher visits the met
 - Dark sorrow - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Dark sorrow
The Hobbitt on the stairs - The artist's muse meets Mr. Escher on the staircase at the Met - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
The artist's muse meets Mr. Escher on the staircase at the Met
Blue bust - Blue notes - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Blue notes
Greek statues - Greek tragedy - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Greek tragedy
 - Solemn portrait - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Solemn portrait
 - A quick sketch of Saint Yrieix - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
A quick sketch of Saint Yrieix
 - A toast to sunset on the Met's roof - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
A toast to sunset on the Met's roof
 - Out of Egypt - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Out of Egypt
Chuck Close - Close to Close - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Close to Close
 - The reliquary bust of Saint Yrieix - Metropolitan Museum, New York City - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
The reliquary bust of Saint Yrieix
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