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The Future Looks Grim: “Museums and the Pulse of the Future”

by Corinna Kirsch on July 19, 2012
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Museums are dealing with higher taxes and dried up federal funds, and the future doesn’t look much better. So says TrendsWatch 2012: Museums and the Pulse of the Future, a report just released by the American Association of Museums (AAM). It’s a good, important read for anyone interested in seeing how museums have been dealing with the economic downturn, and how they’ve been using technology to help buffer the financial strain. One thing is certain: museums are entering a new era.

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How Two Vocal Homophobes Are Sodomizing Art: Gertrude Stein Edition

by Whitney Kimball on January 20, 2012
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Remember that crazy-ass homophobe who spearheaded the successful campaign to censor Hide/Seek at the Smithsonian Museum? The same conservative sensationalist, Penny Starr, is now trying to censor a National Portrait Gallery exhibition featuring Gertrude Stein.

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