Tuesday, August 20, 2019

"We respectfully ask the director and the board to acknowledge and honor these unique circumstances by identifying an alternative institution to house, preserve, and appropriately utilize this unique collection. Failing to do so would lead to an irretrievable loss to the international art community."

An open letter regarding the di Rosa Foundation's planned deaccessioning.

Their plan to become a non-collecting institution that nevertheless "continue[s] to hold several hundred works" (you might even call that a "collection") does not seem to be working out so well.