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By Ann Patchett
By Elizabeth Holtzman and Cynthia L. Cooper $10.17
A new book investigates the illicit trade in antiquities and raises uneasy questions over cultural patrimony, the fevers of nationalism and the imperial ambitions of museums.
Negotiators for the J. Paul Getty Museum are meeting with Italian authorities to discuss the return of antiquities that Italy claims were stolen. For years Italian authorities have accused American museums of purchasing stolen art. Also, in New York, a former curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art faces charges of “knowingly buying stolen art.”
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Posted on Aug 27, 2015
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