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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

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

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

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

Go See- New York: John Baldessari “Pure Beauty” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 9, 2011

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Go See- New York: "Miró: The Dutch Interiors" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 17, 2011

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Go See – New York: Picasso ‘Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,’ The Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 1st, 2010

Friday, May 21st, 2010

AO Breaking News – Pablo Picasso Painting Incurs 6-inch Tear at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Go See – New York: ‘Velázquez Rediscovered’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through February 7, 2010

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Go See – New York: “The Pictures Generation, 1974-84″ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 2, 2009

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Go See: Giorgio Morandi, 1890-1964 Retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through December 14

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

The Metropolitan Museum of Art names former tapestry curator, Thomas P. Campbell, as new director

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Go See: J.M.W. Turner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through September 1st

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Longest Serving Director Retires

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

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

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Broad Museum Adds Thomas P. Campbell to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 21st, 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
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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