In a piece on the new Barnes for Vanity Fair, Paul Goldberger briefly explains the tumultuous move from Lower Merion to the Parkway before gushing over the new building and the marriage between the inspiring architecture and the arrangement of the works it contains as dictated by their original position in the previous location. He describes it as, “…a place where you not only see incomparably great art but feel the instincts and the personality of a single collector. Barnes’s will may have been changed, but his presence surely remains.” [Vanity Fair]
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