Management changes at the Met

June 14 2017

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The New York Times reports on a major, and on the face of it pretty revolutionary, change in how the Met is run:

In a striking leadership reorganization, the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday announced that Daniel H. Weiss, its president and chief operating officer, will lead and run the museum, filling the new, higher-ranking role of president and chief executive.

And in a sign that fiscal responsibility now trumps artistic control, the museum’s next director, who oversees programming, will report to Mr. Weiss, rather than the other way around.

So, it's now money first, art second. More here.

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