What awaits the Met: What happens next at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has relevance for all major institutions undergoing a generational shift — and all museums in this young century (and more). An interview with Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World. From City Journal, a review of The Architecture Reader: Essential Writings from Vitruvius to the Present; and Written into the Void: Selected Writings, 1990–2004 by Peter Eisenman. Evidence seems strong that Edouard Manet used photographic prints and lighting to make some of his best-known paintings, but for him "photography seems to have motivated, and even abetted, a kind of counter-photographic style".

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