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By Francine Koslow Miller

ISBN-10: 1936102277

ISBN-13: 9781936102273

dealing with a lengthening recession and large funds shortfalls, what does a school do with its $350 million artwork museum? taking advantage of tradition, by means of Francine Koslow Miller, is a firsthand account of Brandeis University’s try to shut down its famed Rose paintings Museum and dump significant items from the museum’s assortment to shut funds gaps in different components of the collage. The ill-considered plan prompted an uproar within the paintings neighborhood and on campus whilst it was once first proposed in January 2009. the talk persevered for 2 and a part years, till ongoing protests and a lawsuit by way of many of the Rose’s overseers introduced a cease to the university’s plan--at least for the time being--and reaffirmed the Rose as one of many nation’s best college artwork museums. Miller is an alumnus of Brandeis and a revered Boston-area paintings critic and journalist. monitoring this tale was once a exertions of affection and the ensuing publication tells a truly neighborhood tale with very nationwide implications.

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