October 2010

Museum Business

THAT OLD CAUTION, CAVEAT EMPTOR, does not just apply to shoppers. It applies to museum-users as well. And why not? Museum-going is increasing another kind of shopping. More precisely, it encourages and provides cover for that particular kind of shopping called “collecting.” The Neuberger Museum holds hands with Faith Ringgold and Raven Editions to offer you, the consumer of art and all its blessings, “a unique collecting opportunity.”  It invites you to step up to the collection plate and purchase a Ringgold print:
Big Black, 2010, Faith Ringgold’s most recent seriograph, is a collaboration between the artist, her longtime printer Curlee Holton of Raven Editions, and the Neuberger Museum of Art.
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