Tuesday, December 30, 2014

"What the AAMD did, it does affect our students. ... Why they want to hurt our students is unclear to me."

The Lynchburg News & Advance:  Ten months after 'Men of the Docks' sale, Randolph College says benefits outweigh costs.

The AAMD's answer to the question why they had to hurt Randolph's students is that the sale "erode[d]" the "trust" the public puts in museums.

Why this sale eroded that trust when (to pick one of dozens of examples I've cited here at the blog over the last few years) a sale by the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum of a classic O'Keeffe flower painting for $44 million does not, is one of life's great mysteries.