NEW YORK – “It’s a great moment,” said Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas Campbell at The Met Breuer. The Met’s collection of modern and contemporary art now has a dedicated home in the iconic Marcel Breuer building on Madison Avenue, and Sotheby's enjoyed a preview of the galleries ahead of the public opening on 18 March. A goal of the programming is to “disrupt and expand” histories of art, said curator Sheena Wagstaff, an intention realised by a survey of Indian Modernist Nasreen Mohamedi and Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible, which poses the fascinating question: When is an artwork finished? Click on through our slideshow for a preview.
Major corporate support for The Met Breuer is provided by Sotheby’s.
LEAD IMAGE: PHOTOGRAPH BY ED LEDERMAN.