Art: Who Painted What?

METROPOLITAN REATTRIBUTES 300

PAINTINGS proclaimed the headline in the New York Times, and the text went on to add that the changes affected 15% of the museum's European collection.

A scandal? Well, not really, although the Met is under heavy attack for the seemingly high-handed procedures of Director Thomas Moving in selling off various esteemed pictures without the consent of the curators involved (TIME Oct. 16). In this case, the reassessment is largely the result of the keen eye and energetic investigations of a young curator for European paintings, Everett Fahy, 31, whom Moving...

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