Will the Metropolitan Wake Up: ?

Mellquist, Jerome
October 1940
New Republic;10/14/40, Vol. 103 Issue 16, p522
Reports that the Central Park, New York City-based Metropolitan Museum of Art has just appointed a new director, Francis Henry Taylor, with an purpose of making the museum a fulfillment of the community. Criticism of the Metropolitan's antiquated trustee system, with men of affairs whose only distinction was in the field of industry or finance; Information that the museum's purchasing policy had been tangled in red tape; Suggestion that the present curator of paintings, Harry B. Wehle, must supervise the entire field of art.


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