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Thomas Campbell Awarded Getty Rothschild Research Fellowship

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Thomas Campbell’s Departure from Met Explored in NYT

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Vanity Fair Profiles Struggles Leading to Ouster of Thomas Campbell from The Met

Monday, March 20th, 2017

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

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Thomas Campbell Out at Met Under Internal Pressure

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Met Director Thomas Campbell Writes Op-Ed Against N.E.A. Cuts

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Thomas P. Campbell Interviewed in Art Newspaper

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Met Head Thomas P. Campbell Interviewed in LA Times

Monday, February 1st, 2016

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

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

New York Mag Dives into Met Financial Struggles

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Former Met Curator Analyzes Recent Issues at Museum

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Met Puts Hold on Contemporary Wing Expansion

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

WSJ Profiles Met’s Ventures into the Contemporary, and Challenges it Faces

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

The Met Embraces Contemporary Art

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Metropolitan Museum of Art President Announces Plans to Step Down

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Met Announces Plans to Return Statues to Cambodia

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

The Met to Stay Open 7 Days a Week

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Works From The Met Travel to Beijing for Major Exhibition

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Met Holds Ground Breaking Ceremony for New Entrance Plaza

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday September 15th, 2009

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Lower East Side “DIY” artists of the ’90s in documentary film”Beautiful Losers”

Monday, August 11th, 2008

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO Preview – Mexico City: Visual Art Week; Zona Maco and others, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017
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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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