Italy breaks its word...
The Wall Street Journal
January 31, 2007
By MICHAEL BRAND
Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum
"The question of who owns certain antiquities and where they should be shown
faces many art museums in the U.S., Europe and Asia, as well as government
officials in "source nations" such as Greece and Italy...
... Negotiations with our Italian colleagues have been more challenging
given their claim for 52 objects, and the fact that our former curator of
antiquities is still on trial in Rome, apparently in an attempt to obtain
more leverage against the Getty and other museums..."
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