Category Archives: Museums

Divine: “This Place Designated A Museum”

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Flea-market Renoir Allegedly Was Stolen From Baltimore Museum; Auction Canceled

By Ian Shapira, (The Washington Post, 9/27/2012) The lore of the landscape was as irresistible to its owner as its beautiful brush strokes: Renoir had painted it, Baltimore collector Saidie May said, for his mistress on a linen napkin at … Continue reading

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36 Hours in Baltimore

By Charly Wilder (New York Times, 9/19/2012) “You can look far and wide, but you’ll never discover a stranger city with such extreme style,” John Waters once noted about his hometown. Maybe that’s why Baltimore’s trumpeted glass-and-steel Inner Harbor development, … Continue reading

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The New York Times Travels to Baltimore, Predictably Mentions Beehive Hairdos

By Rachel Monroe (Baltimore Fishbowl, 9/20/2012) The last time the New York Times travel section covered Baltimore, they portrayed the city as a Hon-tastic place full of “beehive hairdos and wacky museums.” Well, better than the Wire-retreads that the European travel sections tend to prefer, … Continue reading

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