Met Moves Native American Art to American Art Wing in Major Rehang

April 7th, 2017

Metropolitan Museum rehang, via NYTIn a momentous decision, the Met will now show Native American art in the American wing of the museum, “to display art from the first Americans within its appropriate geographical context,” according to a museum statement.  The decision comes as part of an agreement between the institution and collectors Charles and Valerie Diker, who stipulated the move as a condition of their donation of the collection to the museum.  “We always felt that what we were collecting was American art,” says Mr. Diker. “And we always felt very strongly that it should be shown in that context.”

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