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The Corcoran ponders a move

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Harry Hopper III, chairman of the board of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, recently shocked Washington's lovers of high culture by suggesting that his institution might sell its building near the White House and possibly decamp to Maryland or Virginia. The city's oldest museum, founded in 1869 by banker and Confederate sympathizer William Wilson Corcoran, is in deep financial trouble. The...