China: Through the Looking Glass Attendance Breaks Records‏

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that the exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass, which closed yesterday, attracted 815,992 visitors during its run from May 7 to September 7, putting it in fifth place among the Museum’s most visited exhibitions. Joining blockbusters such as Treasures of Tutankhamun (1978), Mona Lisa (1963), and Painters in Paris (2000), the popular show exceeded the number of visitors to The Costume Institute’s prior most popular exhibition, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty(2011), which was the Met’s eighth most visited exhibition, with 661,509 visitors.
 04 Evening Dress Roberto Cavalli Fall 2005
Roberto Cavalli (Italian, born 1940)
Evening dress, fall/winter 2005–6
Courtesy of Roberto Cavalli
Photography © Platon

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