Art Museums: Collections, Deaccessioning and Donations
This paper looks at three issues: the functions of art museums, the role of deaccessioning in this context and the importance of donations of works of art in contributing to the collection function. Donor restrictions it is argued should not be allowed to unduly influence the policy of an art museum, including that in relation to deaccessioning: this is especially the case given that often the state has paid, in the form of a tax expenditure, for the bulk of such donations. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998
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Volume (Year): 22 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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