The Easel

The Berkshire Museum Gets the Final Green Light to Sell Works From Its Collection, Ending a Long-Running Saga

Berkshire museum has won a protracted battle to raise money by selling key artworks. Having satisfied the court about its financial difficulties, the museum can proceed with its sale. One key work will be purchased by another institution and kept on public display. Few on the ‘losing’ side seem happy. Says one “I think the precedent here is, frankly, disastrous”.