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New Yorker Charts Efforts by Group of Artists to Get Met to Remove Sackler Name from Wing

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

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

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Art Institutions and Leaders Condemn Trump’s Threats Towards Iran’s Cultural Sites

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

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

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Max Hollein Speaks on Art Agency Partners Podcast

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Art Newspaper Looks at Recent Protests and Challenges Posed for Museum’s Accepting Charitable Gifts

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Met Reviews Holdings of Indian Art

Monday, August 19th, 2019

NYT Looks at Recent Sackler Protests and Future Pressures on Museums

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Arts Benefactor Jayne Wrightsman Dies at 99

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Met Admission Fees Help Fund $2.8 Million for Local Arts Orgs

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

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

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Thomas Campbell to Take Directorship at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

New York Museums Cease Use of Saudi Funds for Programs

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Met Museum Admissions Policy Leads to Artists’ Response in NYT

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

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

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

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Thomas P. Campbell Interviewed in Art Newspaper

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Man Defaces Artwork at Met Museum

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Met Moves Native American Art to American Art Wing in Major Rehang

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Thomas Campbell’s Departure from Met Explored in NYT

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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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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