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Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings
Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
As part of the installation of the New European Paintings Galleries last month, all of the wall labels were rewritten to reflect recent research. Each time I walked into the Rembrandt gallery (Gallery 637) during the installation, I wondered if I was seeing an art project or merely temporary storage for our new label holders.
Louis Torres says:
The estimable Keith Christiansen is making a joke, of course, but one that sadly reflects just how pervasive the avant-garde notion that anything can be art is at the Met. - Louis Torres, Co-Editor, Aristos (An Online Review of the Arts) and Co-Author, 'What Art Is: The Esthetic Theory of Ayn Rand' (2000)
Posted: June 30, 2013, 9:34 a.m.
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Keith Christiansen is the John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of the Department of European Paintings.
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