Attention, Orange Co. Museum: You’re Not A Private Gallery

“Today’s news that the Orange County Museum of Art surreptitiously sold 18 of its 20 early California plein-air paintings for a relatively modest price to an undisclosed private collector in Laguna Beach is remarkable on many levels. Not least is the private sale’s clear deviance from professional standards for deaccessioning that guide the Assn. of Art Museum Directors.”