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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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Henry Tang Ying-yen Appointed Board Chair of Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

September 21st, 2017

Henry Tang Ying-yen, via ArtforumHenry Tang Ying-yen has been appointed the board chairman of Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, putting him in charge of stewarding the ongoing expansion of the city’s cultural district. “Mr. Tang has this very unique experience of working in the government and in the private sector,” says Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive. “I have every confidence that under Henry’s leadership, the WKCDA project will be brought to new heights.”
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South Africa’s Zeitz-Mocca, the Largest Contemporary Art Museum in Africa, Opens This Friday

September 21st, 2017

Zeitz-Mocca, via The GuardianCape Town, South Africa’s Zeitz-Mocaa gallery, the largest contemporary art museum in Africa, will open its doors this Friday. “I think what is going to define all of this in the end is what is represented in the museum,” says Mark Coetzee, Zeitz-Mocaa’s executive director and chief curator. “It is going to win if the audience see themselves represented by their own artists.”
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The University of the Arts and the Philadelphia Art Alliance to Merge

September 21st, 2017

university of the arts philadelphia, via ArtforumPhiladelphia’s University of the Arts is merging with the Philadelphia Art Alliance, bringing together two major institutions supporting the city’s arts community. “We are thrilled that the Art Alliance will continue to be an active part of the future of Philadelphia’s cultural life as a result of this merger with the University of the Arts,” said Carole Shanis, chairperson and president emerita of the Art Alliance. “While, over the last 10 years, our focus has been on contemporary craft and design, we welcome the new resources and broader perspective that will come with this partnership.”
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