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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

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

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

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

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

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

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

NYT Looks at Recent Sackler Protests and Future Pressures on Museums

Friday, July 19th, 2019

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

Man Defaces Artwork at Met Museum

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Former Met Curator Analyzes Recent Issues at Museum

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Met Museum’s Budget Woes Profiled in NYT

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The Atlantic Reviews Museum Efforts to Include Blind Visitors in Programming

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum to Launch Buyout Program

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The Met Receives Major Loan from Pergamon Museum’s Collection of Hellenistic Work

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Hieronymus Bosch: “Visions of Genius” at Het Noordbrabants Museum Through May 8th, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Museums Embrace Online Platforms to Extend Reach

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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