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Women Scarce in the Met’s First Contemporary Chinese Exhibition

by Whitney Kimball on January 7, 2014
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Why are there only two females in “Ink Art,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first show of contemporary Chinese art?

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Met Members Realize the Met Is Free; Lawsuit Ensues

by Whitney Kimball on November 20, 2012
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A couple of members at the Metropolitan Museum of Art discovered that the Met is admission-free, and now they want reparations. Longtime members Theodore Grunewald and Patricia Nicholson have filed suit on the grounds that the vast majority of visitors were likewise unaware that the museum is admission-optional.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: The Best and Worst Exhibitions of 2011

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2011
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This week at the L Magazine I’ve put together a list of the best and worst exhibitions that stretches the term “exhibition” well beyond its intended use. That’s okay; art is not easily categorized. As for reflections, this was a good year for art. A lot of much needed change is here and on the horizon. From Occupy Wall Street, to ArtPrize, to Hennessy Youngman’s youtube channel, 2011 is the year art’s started to unravel a little.

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