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As the hardworking staff has previously noted, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts periodically pawns some of its current holdings in order to acquire better stuff, as in the Great Degas Swap of 2003. Something similar happened last year when the MFA sold … Continue reading
The hardworking staff got its chronology bollixed up in this post about the MFA, much to our chagrin and partly because of this misleading format on ArtDaily.org: It turns out that story is really from several years ago (although … Continue reading
The MFA buyeth, and the the MFA selleth away. From ArtDaily.org: MFA Boston Acquires Three Paintings By 20th Century African-American Artists BOSTON, MA.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), recently acquired three paintings by leading African-American artists of the … Continue reading