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Like an imposing Disneyland castle minus the fun

By October 17, 2021December 17th, 2021No Comments

“Like an imposing Disneyland castle minus the fun,” the Humboldt Forum is “an institution manufactured to fill a building, rather than the other way around . . . But the symbolism of rebuilding an imperial palace, crowned with a golden crucifix, as a showcase for colonial booty now seems almost comically misjudged.”  (National Geographic, 12/16/20; The New York Times, 7/22/21;  The Guardian, 9/9/21; Hyperallergic, 12/15/21)

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