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Metropolitan Museum Of Art
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.’
Outgoing Met Director Philippe de Montebello Forced to Share Plaque at Farewell Party
On his replacement, Thomas P. Campbell: ‘We do not see eye to eye on everything.’
The Met Goes Viral
The Metropolitan Opera is launching its own video-on-demand service.
Renée Fleming Hiccups at Met Opener
How could she play a long scene opposite Thomas Hampson almost as if he weren’t there?
New Met Director Plays Down Sarah Palin Comparisons
’I don’t hunt and, to the best of my knowledge, I don’t have a 17-year-old who is pregnant,’ he said.
Thomas P. Campbell Named Director of the Met — But Is He Snooty Enough?
We consult the Vulture Snootometer!
apropos of nothing
The Hidden ‘Weekend Arts’
As summer-desperate editors have always known, any idea, no matter how goofy, can be stretched into a popular recurring feature.
Is the Met a Death Trap of Plummeting Sculpture? An Exhibit Designer Explains (Updated)
We ask Vulture brother (and former Met designer) Dennis Kois if this was his fault.
it just happened
Literally Breaking! Fifteenth-Century Terra-cotta Sculpture Falls Off Wall at Met
Is the Met a death trap???
apropos of nothing
The Met Attacked by Huge, Opera-Loving Mice!
According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, a recent inspection of the Met turned up mouse poop.
Video: Vulture Explores Superhero Fashions at the Met’s Costume Institute
Vulture’s Dan Kois talks with the Met’s Andrew Bolton about “Superheroes.” Plus: lightning fight!
The Brooklyn Museum Visits Astroland One Last Time
Good-bye, Coney Island?
‘The Riches’: Introducing the Eden Falls Cost of Living Index!
The rewards are there for the taking, but as with gas and groceries, the prices they must pay just keep going up.
‘Battlestar Galactica’: The Internet Teases — and Spoils — Season Four
Who’s a Cylon now? What’s up with Starbuck’s Viper? Will they ever find Earth? Who’s gonna DIE?
Stephen Malkmus Is Just Too Old to Scream Like That
Plus Jimmy Kimmel on his 1,000th episode, Peter Jackson’s heaven, and 50 Cent soothes the G-Unit.
Video: Jerry Saltz Explains ‘Jasper Johns: Gray’
Just how interesting is an art exhibit called “Gray” featuring paintings that are, for the most part, gray?
An Artist’s Look at Eli Broad’s Last-Second Sucker Punch of Michael Govan and the L.A. County Museum of Art
A New York artist talks about LACMA’s surprising betrayal at the hands of a wealthy collector.
At the Met’s Jasper Johns Show, Big-Name Collectors Come Out of the Closet
Why were typically shy art owners suddenly willing to go public?
Snootometer Update: Gary Tinterow Makes His Move!
The New Yorker fingers a Met curator as Philippe’s heir.
apropos of nothing
Do the California Museum Raids Change the Race to Succeed Philippe?
Time to recalibrate the Snootometer!
A Fellow Museum Director Remembers Working for Philippe de Montebello: ‘Lose the Earring’
“Working at the Met under Philippe was like having been a minor courtier in the palace of Louis XIV.”
Jerry Saltz on What the Met’s Losing in De Montebello and What It Needs From Its Next Director
The ruby-throated voice of Patrick Stewart, the even-handed temperament and patrician air of a seasoned diplomat, and the ideals and ethics of a philosopher.
Who’s Snooty Enough to Replace Philippe de Montebello?
Introducing Vulture’s Snootometer™!
Celebrities Love Freedom, Evening Gowns