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New York – Kerry James Marshall: “Mastry” at the Met Breuer Through January 29th, 2017

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

New York – Diane Arbus: “In the Beginning” at The Met Breuer Through November 27th, 2016

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

New Yorker Publishes Selection of Photos Documenting Met Breuer’s Transition

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Artists Chime in on Focus for Met’s New Breuer Building Space

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

New York Times Speculates on Future of Met

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The Met Notches New Attendance Record at 7 Million Visitors

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Met Postpones Expansion in Face of $10 Million Deficit

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Met Head Thomas P. Campbell Interviewed in LA Times

Monday, February 1st, 2016

The Met Embraces Contemporary Art

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Met Contmporary and Modern Head Sheena Wagstaff Profiled in NYT

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Met Announces Plans for Former Whitney Building, Set to Open in May

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

The Met Considering Lucio Fontana Exhibition at Former Whitney Site

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

The Met Announces Major David Chipperfield-Led Redesign of Modern and Contemporary Wings

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

AXA Donates Thomas Hart Benton’s Seminal “America Today” Mural to Metropolitan Museum

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Kerry James Marshall Named One of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Kerry James Marshall Interviewed on NPR

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Kerry James Marshall Interviewed in The Guardian

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Marisa Merz Profiled in New Yorker

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Kerry James Marshall Profiled in NYT

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

New York Times Notes Increase in Museum Shows Centered Around Non-White and Female Artists

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Kerry James Marshall Interviewed in New York Times

Monday, September 12th, 2016

New York Times Interviews Museum-Goers for Their Takes on Works

Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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