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Metropolitan Museum Of Art

  1. fall preview 2019
    The Canadian Cree Artist Remixing History in the Met’s Great HallIsn’t Kent Monkman’s time-traveling, gender-fluid, indigenous sex goddess exactly what art needs right about now?
  2. fall preview 2019
    The Best and Biggest Art Shows to See to This FallFrom JR, Amy Sherald, Pope.L, and more.
  3. art
    Ranking New York’s Most Toxic Museum BoardsWho might activists try to take down next?
  4. Why Is the Met’s New Show About the Body in Art History So Stultifying and Dull?This is what happens with an excess of hyperrealism.
  5. art
    Huma Bhabha’s New Installation at the Met Brings You Into the Realm of GodsThis is among the best Met roof sculpture installations since the program began in 1987.
  6. art and money
    The Met’s Admission-Fee Hike Points at a Much Bigger ProblemThe newly fortified ticket price is a drag. But what got us here is worse.
  7. The Met to Charge $25 Admission Fee for Out-of-Town VisitorsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art is eliminating its “suggested donation” policy for nonlocal guests.
  8. 11,000 People Demanded the Met Remove This Painting. They Aren’t Going To. Good.In many ways it is a sign of art’s complexity that it generate a wide variety of responses.
  9. new york beginnings
    The Director and the Pharaoh: How Thomas Hoving Created the Museum BlockbusterWhen King Tut became a celebrity.
  10. Michelangelo Exploded Art History, Just With His DrawingThe Metropolitan Museum’s new show is a stupendous metaphysical-visual exhalation.
  11. money money money
    The Met Is Reportedly Considering Charging Tourists an Admission FeeAlert your visiting grandparents now!
  12. feature
    With Rumors, Scandal, and a Record Budget Shortfall, What Broke the Met?Just a year ago, the museum was planning an ambitious expansion and touting record attendance. Now its director has been ousted.
  13. metropolitan museum of art
    Metropolitan Museum Director Thomas Campbell ResignsDaniel Weiss, the Met’s president and COO, will act as its interim chief executive.
  14. classical music
    A 21-Hour Day of Unfinished, Impossible Music: Stockhausen’s KlangA 21-hour performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  15. What Happened to ‘James Hunter Black Draftee’? A Mystery at the Met BreuerJames Hunter never showed up for his second sitting with Alice Neel, who left the painting unfinished. What happened to him?
  16. unfinished business
    Inside the New Met Breuer’s Housewarming ShowThe stories behind 500 years of “unfinished” artworks in one famous Brutalist redoubt.
  17. classical music
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Building Gets New MusicStarting with a sonic walk over to the Met Breuer.
  18. The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Logo Is a Typographic Bus CrashSix big red conjoined letters.
  19. art appreciation
    I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Drawing by a Man With No Hands or FeetJerry Saltz on the infinitely intricate art of Matthias Buchinger.
  20. from the archives
    Remembering 3 Critical Moments in Contemporary ArtArt-scene controversies from New York Magazine’s archives that are worth revisiting.
  21. tv
    Game of Thrones Is Getting the Met TreatmentOn a panel about medieval arms and armor.
  22. art review
    Photographer Garry Winogrand Captured America As It Split Wide OpenHis indelible vision is the subject of a powerful retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  23. Why You Should See Dürer’s Melencolia I at the Met Right NowTwo versions of this incredible, ineffable engraving.
  24. Davidson: The Metropolitan Museum’s Renovation Plan Is Full of Red FlagsNot so fast, guys.
  25. seeing out loud
    Saltz: A Prescription for the Met’s Modern WingIt comes down to one word.
  26. encounter
    109 Minutes With Met Director Thomas Campbell“Tapestry Tom” is a newfound modernist.
  27. seeing out loud
    Jerry Saltz on Gagosian’s Genius for Gigantism“I hope this tide will float nearby boats and not swamp them.”
  28. art
    See This Art: Jerry Saltz’s Walking Tours of New York Galleries and MuseumsSingling out 44 particular pieces he loves.
  29. art
    Saltz on the Painting the Metropolitan Museum of Art Won’t Show YouWhy Balthus’s The Guitar Lesson gives so many people the willies.
  30. art
    Jerry Saltz on the Met’s Incredible Boxer at Rest Sculpture“It’s one of the greatest works of Western sculpture I’ve ever seen.”
  31. art review
    Saltz on the Met’s New European Paintings GalleriesThe new installation presents us with a much more coherent, legible vision of one of the great achievements of world civilization.
  32. jerry saltz
    Saltz: The Met’s ‘Regarding Warhol’ Has Nothing to SayThere’s a shallow, pandering fecklessness to this pseudo-extravaganza.
  33. New York’s Koch-Fueled Binge: Saltz and Davidson on Distasteful DonationsIs David Koch’s money good enough for the Met?
  34. the whitney
    The Met Plans to Take Over the Whitney BuildingWhen the Whitney leaves its current spot in 2015.
  35. clickables
    Watch Spain’s King Philip IV Sign Autographs by His Portrait at the Met“Ask him, what does he eat?”
  36. open letter
    An Open Letter to the Congressional RepublicansThere’s indecency to be rooted out!
  37. video
    Jerry Saltz at the Met’s Picasso ShowSee a “chapel to eroticism.”
  38. oops
    Lady Trips at the Met, Rips a PicassoUnless this woman was once pantsed on national TV, this was surely most embarrassing moment of her life.
  39. obit
    Remembering Thomas Hoving, Visionary (and Wonderfully Vulgar) Met DirectorHoving was a madman, and of a specific type: the utterly fearless, patrician vulgarian.
  40. tosca-gate
    Zeffirelli Puts Bondy on Blast, Again“He’s a very bad director for my money. He should not be allowed to touch these masterpieces.”
  41. beef
    Tosca Beef Heats UpLuc Bondy: “I’m a third-rate director, and he is a second assistant of Visconti.”
  42. The Met’s Tosca Booed on Opening Night“The production made no sense!”
  43. economypocalypse
    The Met Makes Good on Promised LayoffsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has completed the round of layoffs announced back in March, with an overall death toll of 357 positions.
  44. economypocalypse
    Met Director: Smaller Art Shows, Fewer Parties, No More Biscuits“We no longer serve biscuits to the trustees.”
  45. art candy
    Preview the Met’s Fab New Show, ‘The Pictures Generation’It’s a look back at the gang of mostly New York artists who first came of age with TV news and pop culture.
  46. beef
    Met Director Fight!According to a new book, ex-Met-director Philippe de Montebello didn’t always get along with his predecessor — and their clashes were every bit as explosive as you might expect.
  47. economypocalypse
    Layoffs Hit the MetThe museum will eliminate 74 retail positions.
  48. artsy
    The Met Drops a Cool Million for an Old MasterThe purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
  49. news reel
    Is New York City Opera Headed for Bankruptcy?A former high-ranking staff member says declaring bankruptcy is ‘a real possibility and perhaps a good option.’
  50. goodbyes
    Outgoing Met Director Philippe de Montebello Forced to Share Plaque at Farewell PartyOn his replacement, Thomas P. Campbell: ‘We do not see eye to eye on everything.’
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