Why Balthus’s The Guitar Lesson gives so many people the willies.
"It’s one of the greatest works of Western sculpture I've ever seen."
The new installation presents us with a much more coherent, legible vision of one of the great achievements of world civilization.
There’s a shallow, pandering fecklessness to this pseudo-extravaganza.
Is David Koch's money good enough for the Met?
When the Whitney leaves its current spot in 2015.
"Ask him, what does he eat?"
There's indecency to be rooted out!
See a "chapel to eroticism."
Unless this woman was once pantsed on national TV, this was surely most embarrassing moment of her life.
Hoving was a madman, and of a specific type: the utterly fearless, patrician vulgarian.
"He's a very bad director for my money. He should not be allowed to touch these masterpieces."
Luc Bondy: "I'm a third-rate director, and he is a second assistant of Visconti."
“The production made no sense!”
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has completed the round of layoffs announced back in March, with an overall death toll of 357 positions.
"We no longer serve biscuits to the trustees."
It's a look back at the gang of mostly New York artists who first came of age with TV news and pop culture.
According to a new book, ex-Met-director Philippe de Montebello didn't always get along with his predecessor — and their clashes were every bit as explosive as you might expect.
The museum will eliminate 74 retail positions.
The purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
A former high-ranking staff member says declaring bankruptcy is 'a real possibility and perhaps a good option.'
On his replacement, Thomas P. Campbell: 'We do not see eye to eye on everything.'
The Metropolitan Opera is launching its own video-on-demand service.
How could she play a long scene opposite Thomas Hampson almost as if he weren’t there?
'I don’t hunt and, to the best of my knowledge, I don’t have a 17-year-old who is pregnant,' he said.