Jesse Kornbluth
‘s says Rogues Gallery “begins gently, presenting a dignified, to-my-eye authoritative history of the museum… Once you get to Thomas Hoving, the showman who brought the Met into the Modern Age, the book becomes fascinating. Scandalously so, for we’re no longer dealing with New York’s sedate “Old Money” crowd… Michael Gross wields a wicked pen; this is Dominick Dunne territory.”