- I cannot recommend highly enough Catherine Schofield Sezgin’s terrific series of posts from UNESCO’s meeting commemorating the 40th anniversary of the UNESCO Convention, highlighting Mexico’s request for UNESCO leadership, Samuel Sidibé‘s presentation as one of the few African contributors, discussions with the Mexican and Canadian delegates, and passing out “Save Egypt” buttons.
- Are changes in Britain’s tax rules worrying the art market?
- The UK market may be off base in blaming Droit de Suite for its troubles.
- 81 objects were reported missing in Egypt.
- The folly that was the Amarna Princess, purchased for £440,000 in 2003, but also faked by Shaun Greenhalgh, is on its way back to the Bolton Museum.
- A wild dispute in Dallas over 1,400 major works.
- Colossally bad advice: think about antiquities as an investment opportunity.
- Bill Richardson comments on attempts to erode the Antiquities Act.
- St. Hilaire analyzes the SLAM forfeiture actions.
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