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From Koh Ker to Mediocre

A Sale Bombs and a Million Dollar Sculpture Lost in the Same Week. By Michael McCullough One of the affecting moments among many in Ben Affleck’s Argo is when the Hollywood producer Lester Siegel theorizes about why he was such … Continue reading

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Chasing Myanmar

By Michael McCullough The Global Art Market in 2012 I suppose I started to notice it about eight years ago, when art fairs became the major source of income for most new galleries. Before that, collectors were content to visit … Continue reading

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Ownership Cui bono

American  Law and Claims to Cultural Property By Michael McCullough There are so many important questions that people who write about cultural property issues never get around to asking. Fascinated as we all are to know the curious circumstance of … Continue reading


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