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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

Go See – New York: “The Drawings of Bronzino” at the Metroplitan Museum of Art through April 18, 2010

Monday, April 5th, 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: Piplotti Rist ‘Pour Your Body Out (7354 Cubic Meters)’ at the Museum Of Mordern Art New York, through February 2, 2009

Friday, December 19th, 2008

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

New Museum announces Triennial based on “20 something” artists

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

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

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Go See: Paul McCarthy at the Whitney Museum, Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement Three Installations, Two Films

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Longest Serving Director Retires

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Shark Swap: Cohen extends $8 million piece Hirst to Metropolitan Museum

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Met Issues Statement on US Withdrawal from Unesco

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

New York — Hélio Oiticica: “To Organize Delirium” at the Whitney Museum of American Art Through October 1st, 2017

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Broad Museum Adds Thomas P. Campbell to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

New York Times Speculates on Future of Met

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Water Mill, NY — John Graham: “Maverick Modernist” at The Parrish Art Museum Through July 30, 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

NYT Runs Piece on Artists’ Vision for a Stronger Met Musuem

Monday, July 17th, 2017

The Met Notches New Attendance Record at 7 Million Visitors

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Despite Budget Issues, Leonard Lauder Committed to Met Donation Plans

Wednesday, July 5th, 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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