A monumental nineteenth-century painting of a Native ceremony is the centerpiece for an examination of a still-resonant cross-cultural encounter in California
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I wanted to show that antiques have something to say, not only about their own moment—in the more or less distant past—but also about our own.
I wondered how cultural institutions, desperate for attendance, were handling the restrictions forced by the coronavirus pandemic, and took a stroll along New York’s “Museum Mile” on Fifth Avenue.
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May 2009 | When the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s renovated Greek and Roman galleries were inaugurated two years ago, critics acclaimed that majestic design by the architect Kevin Roche (1922–) as a crowning achievement of his career, and an equal triumph for the institution’s longtime director Philippe de Montebello, who soon afterward announced his retirement. Although Roche’s intervention deserved every …