Thursday, January 14, 2010

Update on the Brodsky Bill (UPDATED)

The NYT's Robin Pogrebin reports on "a round-table meeting [this morning] billed as the first discussion of deaccessioning among state policymakers and museum professionals in a public setting." Brodsky's aim seems to be to "to make sure that we do not, in a crisis, see a massive privatization of art" -- so let me again just point out that the Ellis Rule would accomplish the same thing.

Some additional thoughts on the session from Judith Dobrzynski: "The Brodsky bill is in no way a done deal."

UPDATE: More from Lee Rosenbaum (with video): "Most of this, for me, was 'heard this, done that.'"