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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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Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

November 19th, 2017

Irvings, via Art NewsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has received $80 million from trustee Florence Irving, the Art News reports.  “The Irvings have been inspirational donors in building the museum’s collections and galleries of Asian Art since 1987,” says Daniel H. Weiss, the museum’s president and CEO. “This additional gift is truly transformative for the Met, and will ensure that the legacy of scholarship, programming, and collection-building they have been so instrumental in building will continue to thrive.”
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Laura Owens Makes Statement on Protests Against 356 S. Mission Rd

November 16th, 2017

356 MissionArtist Laura Owens has penned a public statement on the current pressure her project space, 356 S. Mission, is facing from anti-gentrification activists. “Alongside the protesters’ demands to close, we have also heard the voices of artists, community groups, families, and individuals in the area who want 356 to remain open,” she writes. “In addition to urgent basic needs and facilities, people in all neighborhoods, of all ethnicities and classes, benefit from quality education and art. We do not believe that access to one should sacrifice the other in a healthy and thriving society. I have always been and remain committed to engaging in productive dialogue that results in effective actions to battle the issues facing our communities.”
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Darsie Alexander Appointed Chief Curator at Jewish Museum

November 16th, 2017

Darsie Alexander, via ArtforumDarsie Alexander has been appointed the Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator at the Jewish Museum in New York, Artforum reports. “The Jewish Museum has a remarkable collection that includes contemporary art, historical objects, material culture, and Jewish ceremonial art,” she says. “This combination allows for a lively dialogue between culturally diverse works related to Jewish identity and the groundbreaking work of artists who have shaped art history in profound ways.”
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