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Met Museum Sees Impressive Gains to Traffic After Open Access Initiative

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Met Museum Turns Over Ancient Bull’s Head Thought to be Looted

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Man Defaces Artwork at Met Museum

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

NYT Reflects on Current State of Met Museum, Tenure of Thomas Campbell

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Met Museum’s Budget Woes Profiled in NYT

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Met Museum Reports Over Six Million Visitors This Year

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Met Appoints President Daniel H. Weiss to Run Museum

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Former Met Curator Analyzes Recent Issues at Museum

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Collector Rewarded with Meticulous Reproductions of Works Donated to Nelson-Atkins Museum

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

The Met Receives Major Loan from Pergamon Museum’s Collection of Hellenistic Work

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

New York – Dan Graham and Günther Vogt: “The Roof Garden Commission” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through November 2nd, 2014

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Major Cubism Exhibition Scheduled For Fall at Metropolitan Museum

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art President Announces Plans to Step Down

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

New York – “Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Through September 22nd, 2013

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Met Plans Conference of Museum Directors

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

New York – “Matisse: In Search of True Painting” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, through March 17th, 2013

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

New York – Paul Klee: “Late Klee” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through March 31st, 2013

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

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

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Metropolitan Museum Faces Lawsuit Over Suggested Admission

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

New York – “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through December 31st, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

AO On Site: Tomás Saraceno’s Cloud City on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Go See – New York: Anthony Caro ‘Caro on the Roof” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through October 30th, 2011

Monday, August 8th, 2011

AO on Site – New York: Richard Serra “Drawing: A Retrospective” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 28th, 2011

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
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Documenta Work Faces Challenges by Far-Right Over Pro-Refugee Sculpture

August 22nd, 2017

Olu Oguibe, via DWDocumenta 14 is at the center of more political conflict this week, after a far-right German politician attacked a pro-refugee sculpture by Nigerian-born, US-based artist Olu Oguibe. Kassel city council member Thomas Materner, a member of Germany’s far-right AfD party, called the work “ideologically polarizing, disfigured art,” over its message. Curator Adam Szymczyk was reportedly “appalled” by the comments.
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Maxxi Museum Partners with Bulgari for New Arts Prize

August 22nd, 2017

Maxxi, via ArchdailyBulgari is aligning itself with Rome’s Maxxi museum to present a new prize for Italian contemporary arts, WWD reports. “The Premio Maxxi sees Italy at the center of the work of the artists involved,” says Jean Christophe Babin, Bulgari’s chief executive officer. “Supporting a prize that valorizes Italy but with significant international scope is in perfect harmony with the identity and values of a company such as Bulgari,” said Babin. “I am sure that this partnership will give new impetus to the prize.”
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London’s National Gallery Buys Bellotto Landscape for £11 Million

August 22nd, 2017

Bellotto, The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-58), via Art NewspaperLondon’s National Gallery has bought Bernardo Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-58) for £11,670,000 following the deferment of an export bar on the work, the Art Newspaper reports. The piece “shows Bellotto as one of the greatest view painters of his time,” according to director Gabriele Finaldi.
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