How Much Did The Met Make Off The Alexander McQueen Show?

The "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art closed on Sunday having drawn over 650,000 visitors, and in the process, becoming one of the ten most popular shows in the museum's 141-year history. Measured in attendance, McQueen is now up there with Tutankhamun, the Mona Lisa, and Picasso.… » 8/09/11 4:20pm 8/09/11 4:20pm

Met Manages To Not Fuck Up McQueen

"I want to empower women," said the late fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen. "I want people to be afraid of the women I dress." The first major museum show dedicated solely to McQueen, "Savage Beauty," has just opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. As an introduction to his work and his mind, it almost… » 5/05/11 7:10pm 5/05/11 7:10pm