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The importance of preserving cultural artifacts: A look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Islamic Wing

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Museum exhibitions offer a complex conundrum. While museum-goers walk through, looking at art and objects of extreme historical importance, the context of a piece’s creation is often reduced to a small plaque on the wall. This is an issue that Thomas P. Campbell, the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, thinks […]