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Thomas Hoving

Matt Schudel

Thomas Hoving, the former director of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, who helped create the huge blockbuster exhibition, museum stores and the modern museum-going experience, has died at 78. Hoving was a huge influence in the museum world, even though he led the Met for only 10 years, from 1967 to 1977.

A full obituary will follow.

By Matt Schudel  |  December 10, 2009; 4:26 PM ET
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