Acquisition

@article{Woodward1979Acquisition,
  title={Acquisition},
  author={Hiram W. Woodward},
  journal={Critical Inquiry},
  year={1979},
  volume={6},
  pages={291 - 303}
}
While Thomas Hoving was still director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, there appeared The Chase, the Capture, a small book celebrating the museum's acquisitory power and acumen. "The chase and the capture of a great work of art," wrote Hoving, "is one of the most exciting endeavors in life-as dramatic, emotional, and fulfilling as a love affair.... It is curious but true that the Metropolitan Museum has never attempted to tell the public about the endlessly fascinating aspects of its… Expand
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