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Christine Coulson

Biography

Christine Coulson

Christine Coulson began her career at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1991 as a summer intern in the European Paintings Department. She returned in 1994 and, over the next 25 years, rose through the ranks of the Museum, working in the Development Office, the Director’s Office, and the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts. In 2019, she left the Met to write full-time.

Christine Coulson

Books by Christine Coulson

by Christine Coulson - Fiction

Hidden behind the Picassos and Vermeers, the Temple of Dendur and the American Wing, exists another world: the hallways and offices, conservation studios, storerooms and cafeteria that are home to the museum's devoted and peculiar staff of 2,200 people --- along with a few ghosts. A surreal love letter to this private side of the Met, METROPOLITAN STORIES unfolds in a series of amusing and poignant vignettes in which we discover larger-than-life characters, the downside of survival, and the powerful voices of the art itself.