The Met Goes Modern: The Met Breuer Opens With ‘Unfinished’ Artworks

February 1, 2016 3:53 PM

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With the inauguration of the new Met Breuer building, the leadership at the Metropolitan Museum of Art aims to expand its contemporary and modern collection with its debut exhibition, ‘Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible.’ Can it succeed among so many of New York’s rival curators and collectors?

A BLUSTERY DUSK falls over New York’s Fifth Avenue as the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes for the night. Visitors file down the imposing stone steps, pausing to watch the balletic spray from the fountains on the grandly refurbished plaza. Inside, the only people roaming the near-empty halls are th...

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