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Fate of Berkshire Museum’s Artwork Rests with State’s High Court

©2018 Photo by Catherine Ryan

Maria Garcia, wbur 90.9, The ARTery
March 20, 2018

BOSTON – Residents opposed to the sale of artwork by the Berkshire Museum, in a final attempt, asked the state Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday to stop the transaction, or at the very least appoint a museum management expert to oversee the process.

The case is a precedent-setting dispute that could break an essential tenet of art stewardship for museums across the United States.