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Bloggers at Loggerheads—Part ???

I don’t know how Tyler feels about this, but I think it’s great that ArtsJournal hosts two visual-arts polemicists who almost never take the same side on any question. In diversity there is controversy.
Today Modern Art Notes says:
It’s always a pleasure to compliment an arts institution for doing something right, especially when it comes to the ever-thorny issue of deaccessioning. But I can’t imagine how the Albright-Knox could have handed itself any better last week. In case you missed it: The Albright will auction off $10-15 million worth of antiquities and pre-modern paintings and sculptures. Some of the pieces the A-K is selling are best-ever examples to come on the market, says Sotheby’s….It’s nice to see the A-K establish what should be considered an industry standard.
To which CultureGrrl, of course, says:
NOT!
(More on this coming soon.)

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