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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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Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Now Playing Synopsis: This documentary takes a look at the fascinating life and career of legendary Vogue editor in chief Diana Vreeland, who helped engineer the iconic style of Twiggy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, served as a pioneer for women in the publishing industry, and advocated tirelessly for the betterment of culture, art, and fashion in the 20th century. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi Cast: Diana Vreeland, Ingrid Sischy, Ali MacGraw, Richard Avedon, Anjelica Huston, Polly Devlin, Oscar de la Renta, Joel Schumacher, Diane Von Furstenberg, Veruschka, Manolo Blahnik, Marisa Berenson, Lauren Hutton, Calvin Klein, Bob Colacello, Simon Doonan, Harold Koda, Hubert de Givenchy, Philippe de Montebello, Jeff Daly, Pierre Bergé, Tonne Goodman, Annette Miller, Jonathan Epstein Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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