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With BMA, does end really justify the means? | READER COMMENTARY

Andy Warhol’s “The Last Supper” is one of three painting the Baltimore Museum of Art has shown interest in selling.

I was surprised that a leader of a substantial organization such as the NAACP would opine about the Baltimore Museum of Art’s proposed deaccession of art without a thorough understanding of the situation (“Baltimore NAACP: BMA must stay the course,” Nov. 2).

Differing opinions are fine, but are any means to a worthy end acceptable? The museum was heavily criticized in the art world and sternly cautioned by the American Association of Museum Directors. The proposed deaccession was not a shining moment for our museum and our city.


Susan Pace Weiss, Baltimore

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