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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

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

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Met Posts Record 6.7 Million in Attendance for 2015-2016

Monday, August 8th, 2016

The Met Faces Job Cuts and Restructuring After $10 Million Deficit

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Met Announces Plans for Former Whitney Building, Set to Open in May

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Frances Stark Profiled in The Guardian

April 25th, 2017

Frances Stark, via GuardianFrances Stark is profiled in The Guardian this week, in which she discusses the state of the contemporary art world, and her recent work orchestrating a version of the Magic Flute for a group of student performers.  “One of the reasons I got really enamored with the Magic Flute,” Stark says, “is that I watched the Ingmar Bergman version with my son, when he was four or five. He was too young to read the subtitles, so I read them to him. When the movie was over – and this is a long opera – he said, ‘Can we watch it again?’” 
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Robert Rauschenberg Profiled in New York Review of Books

April 25th, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Persimmon, 1964; from Rauschenberg’s series of oil and silkscreen-ink print paintings in which, Jed Perl writes, ‘photographs of President Kennedy, crowded city streets, space travel, and a nude by Rubens come together to sThe New York Review of books has a lengthy profile on Robert Rauschenberg this week, as the artist’s landmark retrospective prepares to open at MoMA next month.  “I tend to see everything.” Rauschenberg once said, “I always wanted my work—whatever happened in the studio—to look more like what was going on outside the window.”
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Artist Banks Violette Interviewed in NYT

April 25th, 2017

Banks Violette, via NYTThe New York Times has a profile on Banks Violette, an artist who helped define the aesthetics of New York’s downtown art scene during the 2000’s, and who is currently preparing for a return to the art world with a show upcoming at Gladstone Gallery.  The piece traces the artist’s struggles with addiction, and the challenges of being immensely successful at such a young age.  “A lot of it was just being young, being in New York, suddenly having a bunch of attention, suddenly having packed openings, not being able to sleep and working 24 hours a day,” he says. “It wasn’t really even fun. It was more, ‘Hey, we’re super freaked out, let’s get high.’ ”
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