WSJ Profiles Met’s Ventures into the Contemporary, and Challenges it Faces

February 2nd, 2016

Sheena Wagstaff and Thomas Campbell, via WSJThe WSJ looks at the efforts of The Met to cater to more contemporary and modern art in its collections and exhibitions, noting the challenges the storied institution faces from the city’s great number of curators, museums and galleries, and its vision for the future.  “The Met used to talk about itself as 17 museums under one roof, and I have very actively been seeking to break down that notion,” says Director Thomas Campbell. “We are a single museum with a single collection.”

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