Month: May 2018
If this is transparency, we can only wonder what opacity looks like.
Our most important goal has always been to secure the future of the Berkshire Museum.
So it has begun. The first 13 of the 40 works marked for deaccession by the Berkshire Museum have been sold. George Lucas has bought Norman Rockwell’s Shuffleton’s Barbershop (1950) for his new museum and a baker’s dozen more were sent to the block...
One of the country’s professional museum organizations announced on Friday that its board of trustees had voted to impose sanctions on the Berkshire Museum, which recently sold artworks to support an expansion initiative.
The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) announced today that its Board of Trustees has voted to impose sanctions on the Berkshire Museum and the La Salle University Art Museum.
Larry Parnass, The Berkshire EagleMay 23, 2018 Norman Rockwell’s painting of dueling blacksmiths sold Wednesday for $7 million, as the Berkshire Museum cashed out its gift from the artist with the more delicate rap of an auctioneer’s hammer. The...
Opponents of Berkshire Museum art sales will again stake out a Manhattan sidewalk, determined to decry what they see as an unethical "monetizing" of the Pittsfield collection.
Press Release – Save the ArtMay 21, 2018 PITTSFIELD, Mass. (May 21, 2018) – The Berkshire-based citizens’ group Save the Art – Save the Museum will stage a protest outside Sotheby’s auction house at 1334 York Avenue in New York City, Wednesday,...
The first two publicly auctioned Berkshire Museum artworks since the announcement of the institution's "New Vision" project last July have been sold for a combined $1.16 million.
Press Release – Save the ArtMay 10, 2018 Save the Art – Save the Museum invites fellow supporters to join the permitted protest at Sotheby’s on Monday, May 14 from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at 1334 York Avenue in New York City.