Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), (Italian, ca. 1485/90?–1576), The Flaying of Marsyas, probably 1570s. Oil on canvas, 86 5⁄8 × 80 1⁄4 in. (220 × 204 cm). Archdiocese Olomouc, Archiepiscopal Palace, Picture Gallery, Kromĕříž.
On May 22, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
made Page One of the New York Times, contrasted negatively with the Museum of Modern Art
. To understand this placement, the truth of the story, and the extent to which it propagated the situation described, one must know something about how the Times treats art in general. Read More