„The scholars and critics all called it kitsch, everyone thought I was crazy to buy them.“

Quoted in a Forbes magazine interview in 1993 http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/22/us/luis-a-ferre-dies-at-99-pushed-puerto-rican-statehood.html, on his acquisition of art pieces to create the Ponce Museum of Art, now the largest art museum in the Caribbean, and considered one of the best in the Americas.

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