Taking Funds, Giving Offense, Making Money: The Brooklyn Museum of Art Controversy and the Dilemmas of Arts Policy

February 12, 2000 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The School of the Art Institute Ballroom
112 S. Michigan Ave

Papers are no longer available on-line since the publication of a book based on conference presentations. The book is titled Unsettling Sensation: Arts Policy Lessons from the Brooklyn Museum of Art Controversy.

The Controversy — A comprehensive archive of coverage and criticism of the Sensation furor in The Arts Journal on-line.

Chicago Public Radio WBEZ interview with Professors Carol Becker, Homi Bhabha, and Richard Epstein
Odyssey, February 10, 2000

Conference Coverage

"'Sensation,' Gone but Still Provocative"
New York Times February 14, 2000

"A possible conflict by museums in art sales"
New York Times February 22, 2000

"Panels debate offensive art"
Chicago Sun-Times February 13, 2000

"Museums Walk a Fine Ethical Line . . ."
MSNBC.com February 15, 2000.