Friday, May 01, 2009

"Notably lacking has been a research tool for responding to claims by a foreign government that it owns specific works of art"

The Art Newspaper's Martha Lufkin reports: "The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) has launched a website compiling foreign cultural property laws and other information affecting the ethics and legality of transferring cultural property. The resource also creates a database of catalogues raisonnés for artists."