Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Family, ‘Not Willing to Forget,’ Pursues Art It Lost to Nazis”

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. Stories of soldiers throwing open cargo train doors to find that they have stumbled across a cache of priceless masterpieces make for riveting tales. So, too, do the recounting of families seeking … Continue reading

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Big Data on the Relative Value of Culture

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. Last week took a look at Big Data of the art market. This week takes a first step in comparing the financial value of art and the economic significance of the art … Continue reading

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Big Data of the Art Market and the Value of Culture

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. The art market is increasingly global. In news this past week, Christie’s reportedly became the first foreign auction house to gain permission to operate independently in mainland China, and apparently more collectors … Continue reading

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A Paradox in Repatriation – American Artifacts

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. Foreign nations habitually depend on international accords to enlist American help when seeking repatriation of artifacts from the United States; Washington, however, has no reciprocal agreements governing American artifacts abroad. New York … Continue reading

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