Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Getty Bronze and Italy’s Resources: Past and Pasta

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On June 5th Los Angeles radio station KPCC aired an interview with Wall Street Journal’s art market reporter, Kelly Crow. The interview was one of a flurry of news stories about reports that the Italian Court of Cassation (the highest … Continue reading

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A Monumental Error

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While in London, Berlin and Milan promoting The Monuments Men, actor and director George Clooney, along with co-stars Matt Damon, John Goodman and Bill Murray, asserted that the “Pantheon Marbles” (Parthenon Marbles) should be returned to Greece, and that Leonardo’s … Continue reading

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War on Art

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. Wartime threats to cultural property are an ever present problem with the rise of each new armed conflict. Whether artwork, artifacts, and sites are destroyed as collateral damage or are specifically targeted, … Continue reading

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