The Real Deal New York

Kevin Roche: A career in review

At 90, Roche's newest galleries are among his best yet
By James Gardner | February 21, 2012 04:30PM

From the February issue: Now in his 90th year, Kevin Roche has never seemed more incandescently consequential than he does today. In the past three months, with the completion of an overhaul of both the American and the Islamic wings of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Roche has lived to see the fulfillment of the master plan that he and his partner, John Dinkeloo, devised over 40 years ago, when the ebullient Thomas Hoving was still the museum’s director. [more]