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Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

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

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art Curatorship

Friday, February 16th, 2018

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
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Pace Gallery to Represent Acconci Studios

February 24th, 2018

Vito Acconci, via PacePace Gallery has taken on representation of Vito Acconci’s Acconci Studios, in partnership with Art Agency, Partners, the gallery announced in a statement.  “A truly innovative creator and agitator who was foundational to contemporary art today, Acconci fits perfectly within Pace’s program of leading 20th and 21st century artists and estates,” said Marc Glimcher, Pace Gallery President and CEO. “There’s still so much of his practice to uncover and reexamine and we’re thrilled to join with Maria Acconci to share Vito Acconci’s vision and expand his legacy around the world.”
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Frieze to Launch Los Angeles Edition Next February

February 24th, 2018

frieze-london-via-art-newsFrieze has announced plans for a Los Angeles edition of its fair, to be held February 14 to 17, 2019, the Art News reports. Bettina Korek of ForYourArt has been appointed executive director of Frieze LA, with Ali Subotnick serving as the fair’s curator. “Frieze is in a unique position to create a successful fair in LA because of our experience in London and New York and our partnership with Endeavor, who have deep roots in LA and will work with us to bring a fantastic audience to the fair,” founder Victoria Siddall says.
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Adrienne Edwards Tapped as New Performance Curator at Whitney

February 24th, 2018

Adrienne Edwards, via Art NewsThe Whitney Museum in New York has appointed Adrienne Edwards as its Engell Speyer Family Curator and Curator of Performance. She previously worked with Performa, where she organized various thematic presentations, including last year’s “Afroglossia,” focused on African performance art. “Adrienne has distinguished herself as one of the most innovative curators working in performance today by engaging artists across diverse disciplines and often challenging them to explore new genres and experimental forms,” Scott Rothkopf, the deputy director for programs and the chief curator at the Whitney, said. “She brings to the Whitney a wonderful complement of scholarly rigor, social commitment, and a deeply humane understanding of artists and their audiences.”
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