One Point for Deaccessioning Regulation Advocates

Recently, the Blanden Memorial Art Museum (Fort Dodge, Iowa) deaccessioned many works in an auction. The lack of transparency in the process and the shockingly low opening bids attracted stark criticism by the AAM. This is one example of why some feel the need for deaccessioning legislation. Thoughts? Should the well-behaved museums suffer for the misbehavior of one (or a few) museum? See article for more:

AAM calls Blanden art sale ‘flawed’

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