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Monday, 30 June 2008


Letters: A New Tate?

Think it's an excellent idea, Richard. Last week I heard the new Barnes referred to as "the new Musee d'Orsay," so why not a new Tate too?


Thomas J. Walsh
Writer, editor
(267) 471-7110

On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Writers Clearinghouse; Writers.Clearinghouse@comcast.net wrote:

Philadelphia::14 June 2008
Many thanks for yr thorough report on the Parkway. I'm heartened that many of my 'lightbulbs' -- and I thought they were original with me! -- are being switched on those in charge.

One idea for the Family Court Building: It should be the new site of a modern art museum operated by the Art Museum -- something like the Tate Modern. The Museum's modern art collection now has a back seat, and siting it in its own dedicated space nearby the new Barnes would be a brilliant stroke. Psst! Pass it on.

Richard Carreño