Wednesday, December 2, 2009

British Museums Loosen Deaccessioning Grip

Starting in January, Britain's strict law against museums deaccessioning items in their collections is going to become a little less absolute. Until now, it was against the law for any British national museum to let go of any object in its collection, no matter what the reason. But now, new legislation will allow the institutions to return to their rightful owners items looted by Nazis.

A step in the right direction. More from Artinfo here.
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petrenkov said...

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Steave Markson