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Jennifer Russell.

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Jennifer Russell, Associate Director of Exhibitions at the Met, Will Retire in December

Thomas P. Campbell, the director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, announced that Jennifer Russell, the museum’s associate director of exhibitions, plans to retire at the end of December. Russell, who has worked in this role since … Read More


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Season Three of the Met’s ‘Artist Project’ Series Is Now Online

Earlier today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art posted the third season of its acclaimed online video series The Artist Project, in which artists from around the world are asked to pick an object from the Met’s collection and talk about … Read More


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A Look at the Met’s Top 10 Most Visited Exhibitions of All Time

‘China: Through the Looking Glass’ comes in at number five Read More


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Met Names Barbara Drake Boehm Senior Curator of The Cloisters

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that Barbara Drake Boehm will be the Paul and Jill Ruddock Senior Curator at the museum’s medieval-art annex, the Cloisters, where she is currently a curator. In this newly created position, Boehm will … Read More


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Stephen C. Pinson.

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Met Appoints Stephen C. Pinson Curator of Photography

Thomas P. Campbell, director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has named Stephen C. Pinson curator of the museum’s photography department, effective November 2. Pinson has served as the Robert B. Menschel Curator of Photography and as the … Read More


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Installation view of 'China: Through the Looking Glass.' ©THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Met To Remain Open Until Midnight for Final Weekend of ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’

As “China: Through the Looking Glass” comes to the end of its run, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will stay open until midnight, the New York Times reports.The museum will be open three hours later than usual on September 4 and … Read More


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The Breuer building, prior to the Met's planned renovations. ©EZRA STOLLER/ESTO

Met’s Breuer Annex Will Be Renovated Ahead of March Opening, Will Include a ‘Book Bar’

Today the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York detailed its plans for the Met Breuer, the museum’s annex for modern and contemporary art, which is set to open in March 2016 at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s former, Marcel … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘Whistler’s Mother’ Edition

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Woody Allen's Interiors (1978). COURTESY FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


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Morning Links: Winged Monster Edition

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Morning Links: Oreo Art Edition

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opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More


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The Met Drew 6.3 Million Visitors Over the Last Year, a Record

Thomas P. Campbell, the director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, reported today that a record-breaking 6.3 million people from around the world had visited the museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. This marks … Read More


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Morning Links: Icelandic Pavilion Lawsuit Edition

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