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Philippe De Montebello

  1. 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.
  2. Thomas P. Campbell Named Director of the Met — But Is He Snooty Enough?We consult the Vulture Snootometer!
  3. the take
    Snootometer Update: Gary Tinterow Makes His Move!The New Yorker fingers a Met curator as Philippe’s heir.
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.
  6. the take
    Who’s Snooty Enough to Replace Philippe de Montebello?Introducing Vulture’s Snootometer™!