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Even worse, he stunned Main Liners by stating that the Foundation's buildings in
Merion would be used in the future as a center for the study of black culture under
the direction of the National Urban League. Though enrollment in classes ...
Barnes's startling threat mobilized the citizens of Lower Merion and divided them
into two camps. Some, who supported the doctor, did so because they did not
want Merion to lose the collection; the majority, less concerned with art, were ...
It would, however, be a one-time tour, the educational program had to continue in
Merion, and the collection had to be reinstalled as originally directed by Dr.
Barnes. At the end of February 1993, the gallery of the Barnes Foundation was ...
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The devil and Dr. Barnes: portrait of an American art collectorUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Astounding, captivating, and often amusing, this is a biography of doctor-inventor-connoisseur Albert Coombs Barnes, who used his self-made fortune to snub the American museum and gallery community ... Read full review