Wednesday, August 20, 2008

"A terrible idea"

Richard Lacayo is back, and has some thoughts on the Iowa-Pollock controversy: "All the same, the Board of Regents is still going forward with its effort to determine the painting's market value. There's no deadline set for when it has to report back with the magic number, but we should all be watching. This attempt to 'monetize' a university collection should stop right where it started."