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End of the Corcoran? New Plan Would Dissolve the Gallery

Plans Underway to Break Up Corcoran Gallery in DC

The Corcoran Gallery's beaux-arts building

The Corcoran Gallery’s Beaux-Arts building, designed by Ernest Flagg (photo by Laura Padgett, via art around on Flickr)

After years of financial crisis, Washington, DC’s Corcoran Gallery of Art — the city’s largest and oldest private museum, which focuses on American art — has announced a plan that would see it “cease to exist as an independent institution,” the Washington Post reports.

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