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Met Museum to Sell Off Set of Prints and Photos to Cover Budget Shortfall

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Met Museum Admissions Policy Leads to Artists’ Response in NYT

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

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

Met Chair Named Director of Soon-to-Open Lucas Museum

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Museum Dedicated to Judy Chicago Gets Pushback in Her Hometown

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Metropolitan Museum Taps Andrea Bayer as Deputy Director for Collections and Administration

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

New York – Alberto Giacometti at Guggenheim Museum Through September 12th, 2018

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Max Hollein to Become Next Director of Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

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
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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