Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Wonder of the Whitney
May 17, 2015

A new building captures the museum's oldest virtues.

A Knockout Exhibition from an Iconoclast Sculptor
March 18, 2014

If you are the sort of person who recoils from typecasting and branding, you won’t want to miss “The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Met's Director Went to Davos to Say Museums Need to Talk Like Businessmen
January 27, 2014

Perhaps the saddest words ever spoken by the director of a major museum

Must-See Summer Art Shows
June 19, 2013

Three idiosyncratic exhibits at the Met, MoMA, and Neue Galerie

August 15, 2009

Picasso: Mosqueteros--Gagosian Gallery Younger Than Jesus--New Museum The Pictures Generation, 1974-1984--Metropolitan Museum of Art Compass in Hand--Museum of Modern Art The exhibition of Picasso's late work at the Gagosian Gallery this spring was a phenomenon. Day after day, Gagosian's huge space on West 21st Street attracted a remarkably heterogeneous public, a mix of artists, art students, Brooklyn hipsters, well-heeled professionals, and European and Asian tourists, gathered together in a way I do not recall seeing before, certainly not in Chelsea. People did not just come and look.