Thursday, March 26, 2015
Art Newspaper Calls for Selective Deaccession of Italian Museum Stores
Using materials recently repatriated from an old investigation by Switzerland as a jumping off point, Anna Somers Cocks, writing for the Art Newspaper, calls for selective deaccession of artifacts in Italy's immense museum stores. And why not? Italy is broke and should sell what it can't properly maintain, study and display for the benefit of its underfunded cultural establishment.