Though Gallerist is still mourning the loss of Met curator Gary Tinterow to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where he is now director, we’re happy to report that the MFAH has debuted a new series of videos–some with soothing piano music, like superbly made political campaign ads–in which he discusses his plans for the museum and his deep roots in Houston. (Thank you to CultureMap for bringing the videos to our attention.)
Gary Tinterow, the former chair of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 19th-century, modern and contemporary art department who resigned last year to head the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has been named to France’s Order of Arts and Letters.
Carol Vogel reports that Metropolitan Museum of Art heavy Gary Tinterow has been named the next director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Mr. Tinterow is a 28-year veteran of the museum and now serves as chairman of the Met’s department of 19th-century, modern and contemporary art department.