4 May 2022

New York In Focus Whitney Biennial Plus Gallery Round-Up – Ilka Scobie 

The Whitney Biennial is big, sprawling across the entire museum, featuring 59 artists and bravura curation.

11 March 2022


Russian Raphael Painting Withdrawn From London Show – Jeff Koons Loses Another Court Battle – Metropolitan Museum To Deaccess $30m Picasso Bronze

One of the centrepieces of the National Galleries’ long-awaited Raphael exhibition has been withdrawn due to the escalating war in Ukraine. Raphael’s The Holy Family, part of Russia’s State Hermitage Museum collection, in St Petersburg will not be exhibited. This is a direct result of the situation that has arisen due to Russia’s invasion of […]

9 December 2021


Sackler Name Removed From Seven Galleries At The Metropolitan Museum 

After half a million known opioid-related deaths, mainly in the US, the Sackler family, owners of Perdue Pharma Corporation, have had their name wiped from seven exhibition spaces at the Met Museum NY

9 November 2019


Metropolitan Museum Unveils Plans For New British Decorative Arts Galleries

The Met Museum’s collection of British decorative arts is one of the most important outside the United Kingdom. Covering the 16th to 19th century

12 March 2018

Nan Goldin Holds Sackler OxyContin Protest At Met Egyptian Temple

The photographer Nan Goldin and a crowd of 100 demonstrators were out en masse protesting at the Egyptian temple located at the Metropolitan Museum in NY.

23 December 2015


Lord Vishnu Is Explored in Metropolitan Museum New York Exhibition

Encountering Vishnu: The Lion Avatar in Indian Temple Drama” is a new exhibition at the Met in New York which will run until June next. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is one of the world’s largest art museums.  “Dramas presented during religious festivals in southern India are an important aspect of popular Hindu celebration. […]

29 June 2013

PUNK: Metropolitan Museum Misses The Point By Locking The Safety Pin

Warning: This is not the Alexander McQueen show. I don’t think I have ever attended an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that struck me as hardly realised and shallowly researched as this one is. I suppose even the Met has its moments of disappointment amongst all their outstanding shows. I want to start […]

10 April 2013


Leonard Lauder Donates $1 Billion Cubism Collection To Metropolitan Museum

An A-list collection of Cubist paintings by Picasso, Braque and Leger has been gifted to the Metropolitan Museum of art in New York by the prominent collector Leonard A. Lauder. The cosmetic’s heir has pledged to give the Museum his collection of 78 works which stands as one of the most important collections of Cubism […]

23 March 2012


Brazil Trumps London & New York Exhibition Attendance Figures

Details of The Art Newspaper’s Museum Attendance have today been released on the web The survey reveals the top ten most attended museums of 2011, as well as detailing a massive growth in museum attendance overall, with the top ten shows of 2011 needing almost  7,000 visitors a day to make the cut, compared the […]

15 August 2011


Alexander McQueen Exhibition For London

Pressure grows to stage the New York exhibition in London A major retrospective of fashion designer Alexander McQueen, which closed its doors at the end of July, at New York’s Metropolitan Museum, may come to London after all. The exhibition took New York by storm, celebrating the life and work of this ground breaking innovator. […]

3 May 2011


Alexander McQueen Retrospective Dazzles New York

4 May 2011 – 31 July 2011 A major retrospective exhibition celebrating the life and work of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen opens at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art tomorrow. His extraordinary contributions to fashion from his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his […]