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Truman Capote is in the air these days. (I really liked Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote, though I do have a small gripe with the Academy giving Oscars to actors playing celebrities — e.g. Hoffman, Reese Witherspoon, Jamie Foxx, Cate Blanchett, etc. — but that’s another post on another blog.) Forty years ago this November …

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The news gods smile upon us today with this fantastic NYT Escapes piece by Curtis Sittenfeld. For a museum that has serious “visibility issues,” this is very welcome coverage. Thank you news gods! …and yes, there will be corrections. Most significantly–the Sendak collection is not an “acquisition.” We don’t own it. Mr. Sendak’s drawings are …