Download PDF by Francine Koslow Miller: Cashing in on Culture: Betraying the Trust at the Rose Art

By Francine Koslow Miller

dealing with a lengthening recession and big funds shortfalls, what does a college do with its $350 million paintings museum? benefiting from tradition, via Francine Koslow Miller, is a firsthand account of Brandeis University’s try to shut down its famed Rose paintings Museum and dump significant items from the museum’s assortment to shut finances gaps in different components of the collage. The ill-considered plan prompted an uproar within the artwork neighborhood and on campus while it used to be first proposed in January 2009. the debate persevered for 2 and a part years, till ongoing protests and a lawsuit by means of some of the Rose’s overseers introduced a cease to the university’s plan--at least for the time being--and reaffirmed the Rose as one of many nation’s best collage artwork museums. Miller is an alumnus of Brandeis and a revered Boston-area paintings critic and journalist. monitoring this tale was once a exertions of affection and the ensuing e-book tells a really neighborhood tale with very nationwide implications.

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