The Met Embraces Contemporary Art

January 19th, 2016

The New Yorker looks at the Met’s current push for more emphasis on contemporary art, and its impending opening of the Breuer building uptown.  “Something like ninety-nine per cent of all collectors—the rich, those who are interested and will support museums in the future—are collectors of contemporary art,” Director Thomas Campbell says. “The Met is not, as an act of volition, going to cut itself off from the supporters of the future.”

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