Friday, September 16, 2011

Pearl S. Buck Foundation to Sell Two Edward Redfield Paintings

According to, The Pearl S. Buck Foundation plans to sell two paintings that belonged to the author so it can pay for restorations to her historic home.

"It may not be a popular decision in the eyes of some people," said Janet Mintzer, president and CEO of Pearl S. Buck International. "But it was such a carefully considered decision. . . . It's a sacrifice for the better good of the house."


Thursday, September 15, 2011

Does Deaccessioning Help Update a Museum's Identity?

Judith Dobrzynski on the National Academy Museum's deaccessioning dilemma, their identity crisis, and their persona non grata status.