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Should Oil Barons Like David Koch Be Funding Our Museums?

The Natural History Museum's mobile tour. The new project's opening is Saturday at the Queens Museum. What is the point of a science museum? If you’ve visited the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan recently, you might think...Show More Summary

Three Arrested, Charged in Koch Plaza Protest at Metropolitan Museum

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

On Tuesday evening, at the end of an action staged by Occupy Museums at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to protest the unveiling of the David H. Koch Plaza, three members of The Illuminator were arrested.

In Response to Controversial Funder, Protestors Rechristen Met Museum Plaza

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A masked likeness of David H. Koch argued with protestors outside of The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday evening. It shouted: “Get away from me! I own you! I own this place! I own a great portion of the resources of the earth!...

Met Museum unveils David Koch $65M plaza

As the Harlem Teen Choir sang "New York, New York," billionaire industrialist David Koch inaugurated the new fountains in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday morning. They are a part... To view the full story, click the title link.

Behold, The Met's Newly Renovated 70,706-Square-Foot Plaza

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new David H. Koch Plaza is now open, and includes "completely new fountains, paving, and facade lighting, along with allées and bosques of trees leading to the Museum's entrances from north and south,...Show More Summary

David Koch offers rare look into his giving, politics

With an estimated net worth of $41.9 billion, David Koch is the sixth-richest person in the world, and is as beloved by New York institutions for his generosity as he is reviled by liberals for his... To view the full story, click the title link.

Did You Know David Koch is on the Board of Directors at the Smithsonian and the American Museum of Natural History?

Did you know that climate change denier David H. Koch is a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and an advisory board member of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History? "So, what's in it for him apart from unlimited free entry?" I hear

Seth Meyers & Renee Zellweger Celebrate Carolina Herrera at 2014 Couture Council Award Shindig

She’s one of the most beloved ladies in the fashion game, and yesterday (September 3) Carolina Herrera was honored at the 2014 Couture Council Award party at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center. Set up to benefit the Fashion Institute of Technology, Ms. Show More Summary

Koch Industries moving to acquire controlling interest in US Senate

And apparently money is no object in their determination to gain control: The secretive political network of conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch has aired more than 43,900 television ads this election cycle in an attempt...Show More Summary

5 Egregious Eco Crimes Committed by the Koch Brothers

1. World's 14th Worst Air Polluter In their report Toxic Release Inventory, the Political Economy Research Institute finds that Koch Industries, which is 84 percent owned by Charles G. and David H. Koch - two of four Koch brothers, is the world's 14th worst

Renee Zellweger & Lucy Liu Honor Carolina Herrera at Couture Council Award Luncheon

Renee Zellweger is red hot while attending the 2014 Couture Council Award Luncheon Benefit at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on Wednesday (September 3) in New York City. The 45-year-old actress was joined by Lucy Liu and Abigail Spencer to honor fashion designer Carolina Herrera with the Couture Council Award for Artistry [...]

The Kochs’ Political Ad Machine

The secretive political network of conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch has aired more than 43,900 television ads this election cycle in an attempt to help Republicans take control of the Senate in the upcoming November election. Show More Summary

Evil billionaires have feelings, too

It's hard to even know what to say in response to this. At a private political strategy summit earlier this year, Charles Koch lamented that he and his brother David were being unfairly persecuted for their fight against liberalism and...Show More Summary

All the Kochs want to do is to save your favorite craft brewery

"My name is David, and I'm here to save your beer." Dude, why are you always being so harsh on the Koch brothers? You act like they are selfish thugs trying to single-handedly swing an election with their enormous wallets when all they really want to do is help save your favorite craft brew. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell at the Koch Brothers Donor Summit: Live from La Farine CCCXIX: August 29, 2014

Cleaned-up transcript: Mitch McConnell: At the Koch Brothers Donor Summit: "Is this working?... >...I know it’s been a long day, but also a very inspiring day. And I want to start by thanking you, Charles and David, for the important work you’re doing. Show More Summary

Myths And Facts About The Koch Brothers

Charles and David Koch, brothers and the oil barons who are already shaping the 2014 midterm elections according to recently leaked audio recordings, are often portrayed as environmentally responsible advocates of the free-market that are unfairly targeted by Democrats. Show More Summary

Overseeing Koch Profits: The Roots of David Vitter's Green Billionaires Club Report

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Kristina Moore, the Senate staffer listed as the author of U.S. Sen. David Vitter's (R-La.) "green billionaire's club" report published by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) on July 30, has career roots tracing back to the Koch Brothers' right-wing machine. Show More Summary

Koch brothers and other right-wing outsiders challenge Bay Area minimum wage measures

David and Charles Koch have used wealth they inherited and made through fossil fuels to push an extreme right-wing agenda. In recent months, San Francisco and Oakland have unveiled ballot measures that would raise minimum wage for workers currently struggling with the Bay Area’s rising cost of living. Read more »

The Democrats’ Latest Koch Smear Falls Flat

(John Hinderaker) Left-wing political operative David Brock’s group, American Bridge, released a report today titled “Legacy of Loss: Koch Industries’ Layoffs and Environmental Harm in Battleground States.” The reference to battleground...Show More Summary

When Beauty’s the Prize

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Acis and Galatea” Mark Morris Mostly Mozart Festival David Koch Theater, Lincoln Center New York, NY August 7, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman Photo © 2014 Richard Termine Yulia Van Doren, Thomas Cooley and Mark Morris Dance Group in “Acis and Galatea” Mark Morris’s dancers may really be nymphs. Show More Summary

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