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The Met Will Amend Its Admission Policy To Settle Class Action Lawsuit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that it will be amending its “pay what you wish” admission policy as part of their settlement agreement in the three-year-old class action lawsuit Saska v. Metropolitan Museum. The museum will be “refining” … Read More


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Nina Diefenbach Named Deputy Director for Advancement at the Barnes Foundation

Thom Collins, the executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation, announced today that Nina McNeely Diefenbach has been named deputy director for advancement. Diefenbach comes to the Barnes after 34 years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she served as vice … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978–79, still from videotape. COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE

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: L.A. Is Not A Creative Paradise Edition

In 2017, the Met will open a Lucio Fontana retrospective in the Marcel Breuer building that formally housed the old Whitney. This will only mark Fontana’s second-ever retrospective in the U.S. [The Art Newspaper]Philippe Decrauzat and Mathieu Copeland’s “A Personal Sonic … Read More


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Director of the Met Thanks LG Electronics for Lowering Height of New Headquarters

Thomas P. Campbell, the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, released a statement today thanking LG Electronics for its decision to lower the height of its proposed new headquarters in Englewood Cliffs. An earlier plan had drawn the … Read More


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The Thoroughly Modern Met

With the Lauder Collection gift, the Met reframes the Cubist movement for the 21st century Read More


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Elsa Schiaparelli and the Surrealists

A new biography documents the exchange between art and fashion Read More


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‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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App Attack! The Met Presents New Mobile App to Curiously Cranky Group of Journalists

The art world press conference has very low stakes. Lives are not changed at these events. News of any great importance to public policy, foreign relations, or any general understanding of how life works is never broken. In fact, news … Read More


Book Roundups Books Web Exclusive
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9 Awesome New Art Books for Kids

A summer reading list for budding artists and art historians Read More


Looking at Art
Devorah Sperber, After Vermeer 2, detail view, 2006, 5,024 spools of thread, stainless-steel ball chain and hanging apparatus, clear acrylic viewing sphere, metal stand. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.

Girl with a Hoop Earring: Fun with Vermeer

Two beloved Vermeers have left Holland for a stint in the U.S. They’ll find their descendants stripped by Dalí, bedecked in toilet-paper rolls, and reincarnated by Cindy Sherman Read More


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Divya Mehra, Still from On Tragedy (Did you hear the one about the Indian?), 2012.

Remixing Romare Bearden

The Bearden iPad app, your Demuth’s in the mail, Frida threatens to shave, and other links from around the Web (and MTV) Read More


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Sarah Charlesworth's Unidentified Woman, Hotel Corona de Aragon, Madrid, 1980, from the series "Stills," is in the show "September 11" at MoMA PS1.  COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY, NEW YORK

A Terrible Beauty?

New York’s museums grapple with 9/11 Read More


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Turning Over a New Leaf

Inspired by the ecological crisis, artists are seeking to connect with nature on a personal level—listening to glaciers, talking to plants, or taking biospheres for a walk. Read More