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Art and crime : exploring the dark side of the art world

Author: Noah Charney
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the world of art crime in its many manifestations and considers the consequences of these crimes.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Art and crime.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009
(OCoLC)664768320
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Charney
ISBN: 9780313366352 0313366357 9780313366369 0313366365
OCLC Number: 290431547
Description: xxv, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The fundamental importance of archaeological context / Derek Fincham --
Homecomings: learning from the return of antiquities to Italy / David W.J. Gill --
Lack of due diligence and unregulated markets: trade in illicit antiquities and fakes in Hong Kong / Toby Bull --
Who is stealing all those paintings? / A.J.G. Tijhuis --
The affair of the statuettes reexamined: Picasso and Apollinaire's role in the famed Louvre theft / Silvia Loreti --
Art, terrorism, and organized crime / Bojan Dobovšek --
Fakes and deception: examining fraud in the art market / Kenneth Polk and Duncan Chappell --
Implication of art theft in the fine art insurance industry / Dorit Straus --
Four art crimes and their effect on the art trade / Noah Charney --
Trepidations of a private art collector / Judah Best --
Defending art / Colonel Giovanni Pastore --
Q & A with two innovative security directors / Dennis Ahern and Anthony Amore --
Exercises in futility: the pursuit of protecting art / Stevan P. Layne --
Security for temporary exhibitions: regular, customized, or bespoke / Dick Drent --
The quiet crime: an introduction to the world of rare book, map, and document theft / Travis McDade --
Unexpected and accessible: threats to university collections / John Kleberg --
Bringing it all back home: recovery of stolen special collections materials / Richard W. Oram and Ann Hartley --
Art theft: heralds of change in the international legal landscape / Judge Arthur Tompkins --
Economic woes, art theft, and money laundering: a perfect recipe / Dafydd Nelson --
The artifacts of wartime art crime: evidence for a model of the evolving clout of cultural property in foreign affairs / Erik Nemeth --
Why masterpieces matter: some dogmatic reflections / John Stubbs.
Responsibility: edited by Noah Charney ; afterword by John Stubbs.

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"Though mostly out of public view, art crime is a very lucrative global business. In introducing this collection of 20 essays by international interdisciplinary experts, Charney (Association for Read more...

 
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