Met Execs Got Hefty Bonuses as Losses Mounted

artnet News | Eileen Kinsella:

It’s been a rough few weeks for New York’s iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Following months of rumors and speculation, a highly critical New York Times story in early February that posed the question: “Is The Met A Great Institution In Decline?,” seemed to have spurred some immediate action. Weeks later, on February 28, reportedly following a board meeting, artnet News received a press release from the Met stating that director Thomas Campbell, who took up the position in early 2009, would step down in June

Images: New York, NY- March 01: People congregate at the entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) on March 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)