Billionaires Hold Art Hostage

The big news in the bourgeois art world is the January 20th, 2004 reopening of New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). Over 5,000 people queued for hours in the cold rain to get a glimpe of the new museum’s 425 million dollar facelift. For that one day only MOMA waived its unreasonably steep admission price. So if you’re ever in New York City and you want to see Van Gogh’s Starry Night or Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, you better have $20 to fork over. Read the full story here.

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