It was art law day on the New York Times op-ed page yesterday. First, former State and Justice Department official Allan Gerson wrote about the "From Russia" exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts that was nearly canceled until the British Parliament enacted special legislation providing immunity to Russia against any ownership claims with respect to the loaned paintings. He argues that "the sad truth is that the British government and the
Also, Eliane Karp-Toledo, the former first lady of
UPDATE: Derek Fincham has some thoughts on the Machu Picchu issue.