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Blood antiquities and the role of the Conservator

Blood antiquities and the role of the Conservator

What ethical and legal obligations does an Australian conservator have if she should suspect she is dealing with an illegally looted object?
Photo of Elegy to the Spanish Republic by Motherwell with crime scene tape across the work

Esta tela em preto e branco no estilo da série “Elegy to the Spanish Republic” de Motherwell foi declarada recentemente ser uma falsificação como parte de um acordo civil sobre sua autenticidade. (Pintura cortesia de Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP / Ilustração de ARTINFO)

Knoedler forgery case: Pollock and Motherwell

This is collection of articles which trace the progress of two US authentication cases of the alleged forgery of a Jackson Pollack painting and 'Spanish Elegy' by Motherwell.