Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

February 23rd, 2016

Breuer Building, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper profiles the curatorial focus at The Met’s new Breuer building, and its willingness to push deeper into the perspectives and dialogues of contemporary art.  “Whether we like it or not, professional artists are heirs to, and inextricably tied to, traditions,” says painter Kerry James Marshall, who will select a body of works from the museum collection to show alongside his own retrospective.  As he notes, the space allows the Met to “highlight the intellectual links between historical forms and modes of production.”

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