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Area's museums kept focus on the big picture

New directors, curators, and expansions diverted attention from some strong shows

By Christine Temin
Globe Staff / December 26, 2004

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This has been a notably eventful -- even tumultuous -- year for the Boston area's art museums. New directors and curators, expansion plans, and basic rethinking of what the museum of the 21st century should be all made for a year when politics and personas almost overshadowed exhibition schedules. (Full article: 956 words)

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