Editorial Reviews"Uncluttered by excess information, it delivers its essence with streamlined efficiency."
"Teachers of any grade level could use the guide as an introduction to art of the whole world from the last 6,000 years."
—The New York Times
"This beautiful, superbly illustrated tome is a tribute to the notably encyclopedic holdings of one of the most important museums in the world…The artworks chosen are the highlights of each collection, accompanied by text and richly colored reproductions. Readers who pore through this guide will be transported inside the corridors of the museum. Those who read from cover to cover will find that the guide orchestrates the experience of a grand tour through each collection, contextualizing particular artworks across regions throughout history… gives a glimpse into the striking visual and tactile experience of perusing the Met's collections. Recommended.