Tuesday, November 27, 2012

"The book, unlike the film, posits no vast conspiracy involving Philadelphia sharks bent on consuming cultural fish from the defenseless ponds of Merion."

"In fact, Rudenstine argues that by moving to Philadelphia, the Barnes Foundation simply rescued itself from inevitable financial ruin."

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Stephan Salisbury previews a new book by Neil Rudenstine, president emeritus of Harvard:  The House of Barnes: The Man, the Collection, the ControversyI've already ordered my copy.