• Orlando Museum of Art Sanctioned After Basquiat Scandal

    10 days ago - By Observer

    Months after its exhibition of Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings was raided by the FBI, the Orlando Museum of Art was placed on probation by the American Alliance of Museums , an accrediting body with more than 35,000 members.
    The museum was given probationary status earlier this month, as first reported by Wesh. It is currently the only institution on probation from the AAM, which has granted full accreditation to more than 1,000 museums. According to the AAM website , accreditation is the “gold standard of museum excellence” and helps institutions facilitate loans and attract funding.
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