Contemporary art is not all the rage, after all. At least, it’s not the only rage.
” Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer ,” a sprawling exhibition that resolved its three-month run at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, allured 702,516 beings, property as the 10 th-most-attended show at the New York-based museum.
Sourced from 50 public and private collects in the U.S. and Europe, the exhibition shouldered out” Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty ,” a 2011 is demonstrating that had occupied the slot after captivating 661,509 visitors.
The Renaissance master also pulsated” Jeff Koons on the Roof ,” a menagerie of giant, balloon-like animals by the most expensive living American artist at auction. That expo captivated 657,801 parties in 2008. The Michelangelo show is within a stone’s throw of the numbers for a 2010 Pablo Picasso show that drew 703,256 guests.( The all-time record is held by” The Treasures of Tutankhamun ,” which ran in the late 1970 s and reaped more than 1.3 million people .)