Interesting Read : To ‘Responsibly’ Slim Down Its Storage, the Met Hires Marie Kondo//

“The best-selling author and decluttering maven will guide curatorial staff in determining which of the museum’s roughly 1.5 million undisplayed objects should be deaccessioned based on whether or not they “spark joy.” In a statement, the museum’s CEO Daniel H. Weiss said, “Marie’s hire ensures that the Met will continue to lead the way on museum practices that sound truly innovative until you think about them.” Among the items feared to be in danger of sale are the Met’s Egyptian funerary objects, Christian crucifixion imagery, and practically every artwork by a Russian or German….”

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(Btw Happy April Fools Day)