A self inflicted wound it seems into the reasons for his departure from the fabled museum. These images offer an informed look at the tastes savored by Tom Campbell posted on Instagram. Some of them when one looks at the date, such as the unfinished woman are eerily prophetic being uploaded a year to the day before his resignation amidst lingering charges of sexual harassment or favoritism alleged in the New York Times, Vanity Fair and the New York Post. In any case hindsight is better than 20/20 with these images. Indeed the image of a cat with the caption, “My idea for the perfect weekend” well, that has to be seen to be believed.
Indian Art, Much touched
From Tom’s Instagram Page:
Tom's Tantric Trip to the Far East left some ideas in his head
Picasso, La Femmes, Study, 1907
Thomas Hart Benton, "Wild Night"
Rihanna, Perks of the Job
Pierre Bonnard, "Explicit Erotica"
"What Tom really wanted" from the Orsay
Pierre Bonnard, "Why buy when you can...."
Modigliani, "Sexy Art Museum"
Tom's "Perfect Weekend"
Stuart Princess, 1606 that normally hung in his office
Paul Guguin, "Tom seeks warmth"
Tom, "Fresh" (No modern equipment needed)
Tom, "Looking for an 18th century beauty?" 1782
Gustave Klimt, "Thoughts left visible"
Uploaded Feb 27, 2016, a year to the day before he resigned, nameless women cited in Vanity Fair article
Tom Campbell, on Lorenzo Bartolini and Agitated Sleep, 1845
Campbell on Degas, "Simply Ravishing"
Wayne Thiebeaud, Supine Woman, 1963
Campbell, "contrasts in age and appearance" via German wood sculpture from 1480
Campbell, circa 1685 painting from Divine Pleasures show, aka "I have a harem in a museum staffed by 3/4 women"
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