The New York Times had a story today on the master’s program in international art crime studies being sponsored by ARCA (the Association for Research Into Crimes Against Art). Derek Fincham, who's one of the teachers in the program, offers some reflections here and here.
This also reminds me that I forgot to mention that I'm writing a regular column for ARCA's new Journal of Art Crime, the first peer-reviewed academic journal in the study of art crime. My first column is on Vineberg v. Bissonnette. The issue is not online yet, but you can find information about the publication here.
UPDATE: A response to the NYT article by the ARCA folks here.