How Will the Met Recalibrate?

With the recent surprise announcement that Director Thomas Campbell is resigning his post, questions continue to swirl regarding the direction of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met is facing a huge deficit, despite its continued popularity and robust attendance. Another recurring issue has been how and to what degree the Met should keep trying to extend its purview to include more contemporary art.

The Art Newspaper has an insightful interview with former curator George Goldner, who discusses his perspective as a Met insider for over 20 years.