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“The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I”

Art, Renaissance art The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Central Park Until Sunday January 5 2020
Field Armor of Maximilian I, 1480, detail
Photograph: Bruce White, © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Time Out says

Marking the 500th Anniversary of the death of Maximilian I (1459–1519), The Metropolitan Museum goes medieval on your ass with a truly metal exhibition centered on his life and times as the Holy Roman Emperor who reigned over large swaths of Europe during the first decades of the 16th-century. Considering that Maximilian expanded his rule by waging war, armor came in especially handy, and the show presents stunning examples crafted by the continent’s A-list armorers, including one suit exquisitely filigreed in gold and copper. Rounding things out are manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, glass, tapestry and toys related to his rule.

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Venue name: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Venue website: www.metmuseum.org
Venue phone: 212-535-7710
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave
New York
10028
Cross street: at 82nd St
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St

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