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"Two prominent museum groups said the plan to sell works by Norman Rockwell, Alexander Calder and others would violate the organizations’ ethical codes."

Valley of the Santa Ysabel,” an 1875 painting by Frederic Church, is among the 40 works that the Berkshire Museum plans to auction through Sotheby's.

To read more:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/25/arts/design/berkshire-museum-art-auction-criticized.html?mcubz=1&_r=0

Berkshire MusemBerkshire Museum

west berkshireBenjamin West (American, 1738-1820), Daniel Interpreting to Belshazzar the Handwriting on the Wall, 1775, oil on canvas.

Taken in the context of George III observing this canvas right after Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill, perhaps Benjamin West (founder of the Royal Academy) wasn't a complete Tory.

bierstadt berkshireAlbert Bierstadt’s “Giant Redwood Trees of California,” circa 1874

Screen Shot 2017 08 26 at 21.57.13Early Calder Sculpture

calders berkshire MG 0106 CopyEarly Calder Sculpture

rockwell 2Shuffleton’s Barbershop 1950, by Norman Rockwell

church berkshire“Valley of the Santa Ysabel,” an 1875 painting by Frederic Church

Berkshire Museum
39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Monday to Saturday -  10am - 5pm

Sunday - 12pm - 5pm

https://berkshiremuseum.org/visit/

Screen Shot 2017 08 04 at 22.52.15

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