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Metropolitan Museum Of Art

  1. 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.’
  2. 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.’
  3. The Met Goes ViralThe Metropolitan Opera is launching its own video-on-demand service.
  4. opera
    Renée Fleming Hiccups at Met OpenerHow could she play a long scene opposite Thomas Hampson almost as if he weren’t there?
  5. news reel
    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.
  6. Thomas P. Campbell Named Director of the Met — But Is He Snooty Enough?We consult the Vulture Snootometer!
  7. 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.
  8. chat room
    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.
  9. it just happened
    Literally Breaking! Fifteenth-Century Terra-cotta Sculpture Falls Off Wall at MetIs the Met a death trap???
  10. 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.
  11. tube junkie
    Video: Vulture Explores Superhero Fashions at the Met’s Costume InstituteVulture’s Dan Kois talks with the Met’s Andrew Bolton about “Superheroes.” Plus: lightning fight!
  12. art candy
    The Brooklyn Museum Visits Astroland One Last TimeGood-bye, Coney Island?
  13. overnights
    ‘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.
  14. countdown
    ‘Battlestar Galactica’: The Internet Teases — and Spoils — Season FourWho’s a Cylon now? What’s up with Starbuck’s Viper? Will they ever find Earth? Who’s gonna DIE?
  15. quote machine
    Stephen Malkmus Is Just Too Old to Scream Like ThatPlus Jimmy Kimmel on his 1,000th episode, Peter Jackson’s heaven, and 50 Cent soothes the G-Unit.
  16. the take
    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?
  17. news reel
    An Artist’s Look at Eli Broad’s Last-Second Sucker Punch of Michael Govan and the L.A. County Museum of ArtA New York artist talks about LACMA’s surprising betrayal at the hands of a wealthy collector.
  18. news reel
    At the Met’s Jasper Johns Show, Big-Name Collectors Come Out of the ClosetWhy were typically shy art owners suddenly willing to go public?
  19. the take
    Snootometer Update: Gary Tinterow Makes His Move!The New Yorker fingers a Met curator as Philippe’s heir.
  20. apropos of nothing
    Do the California Museum Raids Change the Race to Succeed Philippe?Time to recalibrate the Snootometer!
  21. the take
    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.”
  22. the take
    Jerry Saltz on What the Met’s Losing in De Montebello and What It Needs From Its Next DirectorThe 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.
  23. the take
    Who’s Snooty Enough to Replace Philippe de Montebello?Introducing Vulture’s Snootometer™!
  24. news reel
    Celebrities Love Freedom, Evening Gowns