Who owns the past? Cultural Policy, Cultural Property, and the Law

Bibliographic Information

Title

Who owns the past? Cultural Policy, Cultural Property, and the Law

Editor(s)

Fitz-Gibbon, Kate

Year of Publication

2005

Chapter Pages

384

Publisher Name

Rutger's University Press in association with the American Council for Cultural Policy

Publisher Location

New Brunswick, NJ

Additional Information

Language

English

Source Type

Edited Volume

Notes

Rutger's Series of the Public Life of the Arts.

I. THE LAWS
Chronology of cultural property legislation / Kate Fitz Gibbon
Cultural property, congress, the courts, and customs: the decline and fall of the antiquities market? / William G. Pearlstein
Indian givers / Steven Vincent
Immunity from seizure / Rebecca Noonan
Tale of two innocents: the rights of former owners and good-faith purchasers of stolen art / Ashton Hawkins, Judith Church
Schiele matter / Stephen W. Clark
Trial of the Sevso Treasure: what a nation will do in the name of its heritage / Harvey Kurzweil et al.
Art market in the United Kingdom and recent developments in British Cultural Policy / Anthony Browne, Pierre Valentin
Elgin marbles: a summary / Kate Fitz Gibbon
Hazards of common law adjudication / Jeremy G. Epstein

II. COLLECTING AND THE TRADE
Collecting ancient art: a historical perspective / Margaret Ellen Mayo
Museums, antiquities, cultural property, and the US legal framework for making acquisitions / James Cuno
Expert and the object / Ronald D. Spencer
Building American museums: the role of the private collector / Shelby White
Editor's note: the illicit trade - fact of fiction? / Kate Fitz Gibbon
Antiquities market: when, what, where, who, why… and how much? / Arielle Kozloff
Dealers speak / edited by Peter Marks
ATADA: building ethical consensus through trade organization / Ramona Morris
Modern challenge to an age-old pursuit: can cultural patrimony claims and coin collecting coexist? / Peter K. Tompa, Ann M. Brose
III. ART IN PERIL
Archaeology and the art market; Observations of a combatant / Clemency Chase Coggins
Art in jeopardy / Andrew Solomon
Improving the odds: preservation through distribution / André Emmerich
Subsistence diggers / David Matsuda

IV. THE UNIVERSAL MUSEUM
Licit international trade in cultural objects / John Henry Merryman
Alternatives to embargo / Kate Fitz Gibbon
Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust / Erich Theophile, Cynthia Rosenfeld
Acquisition and ownerhsip of antiquities in today's age of transition / Emma C. Bunker
Conclusion: Museums at the center of public policy / ACCP editorial board

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