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63 a new normal for collecting antiquities in a post loot culture
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Program
Coffee talks
A New Normal for Collecting Antiquities in a Post-Loot Culture
Monday, December 12
8PM
Description
There are few more contentious topics in the art world than the trade in antiquities. Dealers, museums, and collectors may have adjusted their practices to meet stricter guidelines, as well as their own - and the wider public’s changed expectations – but damaging rumors and the occasional substantiated story continue to circulate. Are further changes needed to regulate this market? What more do museums need to do to publicize the legitimacy of their collections? And what ultimately, does the future of collecting this field look like?
Panel
Randall Hixenbaugh
Director, Hixenbaugh Ancient Art
Edward LaPuma
Collector
Michael McCullough
Partner, Pearlstein McCullough & Lederman
Gary Vikan
Former Director, Walters Art Museum
Moderator
Thomas Marks
Editor, Apollo Magazine (far left)