Letters: Sep. 30, 1966

Bing in the Bullseye

Sir: As one who would rather experience a Callas Toscu than an LSD trip. I applaud TIME for daring to like Rudolf Bing and the beautiful new Met [Sept. 23|. It is the latest chic to find the Met somehow appalling or worse, mundane. It is gaudy (so are diamonds). It panders to popular taste—Chagall, really! It is gimmick-run, unexciting, blah, blah, blah. One wonders what could possibly have pleased its critics. But then, who cares?

If Antony and Cleopatra was a disappointment, the new house, this exceptional season, and your delightfully written cover story are not. You have...

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