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Metropolitan Museum of Art creates new department

...European paintings. The reorganization represents more than an expansion or administrative change, Met director Philippe de Montebello said in a statement. "It is the result of a finely calibrated effort to rethink the Metropolitan's entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/art_419153.shtml
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Icons, ancient manuscripts highlight Met exhibit

...gathered from 30 countries, many of them never before shown outside the churches and monasteries that own them. Philippe de Montebello, director of the Met, said the exhibition covers the "great artistic flowering" of Byzantium after emperor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/art_409331.shtml
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Met Museum is expanding - with thousands of stored artworks

...which have been sitting in storage. "We have a sacred obligation to put this material on view," director Philippe de Montebello said Tuesday at a news conference in the Met's Roman Court, a soaring space with a high skylight ceiling and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/26/art_405833.shtml
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