The Met’s new art is a monument to bad tastemain
The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled its lastest artwork, a sculpture by George Condo in the most exquisite nouveau-riche honey-trap taste.
It glitters, it’s gold and it’s about as thoughtful as a bunch of dollar bills from an ATM.
The Met’s website tells us this about its art policy: Conceived by General Manager Peter Gelb and Dodie Kazanjian, the founding director and curator, Gallery Met continues and reaffirms the Met’s long history of groundbreaking relationships with major visual artists—such as Chagall and Hockney—while fostering new opportunities for collaboration.
Just so you know where complaints should be addressed.