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Maxwell L. Anderson

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Law

Why American artists should benefit from the resale of their works

The new Congress could reintroduce a key bill to establish droit de suite in the US

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Restitution

Should we relinquish our insistence on privileging original works of art?

Technological wizardry in replication is improving, alongside claims to relocate far-flung treasures

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Indianapolis Museum of Art

Why the Indianapolis Museum of Art will no longer buy unprovenanced antiquities

Moratorium will prohibit purchase of antiquities after 1970

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February 2006

Comment: New US museums pit donors against the public

An increasing number of museums are being built as speculative investments designed to attract incompatible currencies—collections and crowds

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Museums

Breaking down the maths of museum earnings: An ominous assessment of exhibition profits

There is a basic problem in suggesting that earned income can keep a museum afloat