Art Research News

Volume 2, No. 1


International Protection of Cultural Property: Legal Protection of Cultural Property
— Bonnie Burnham
Part II of the Proceedings of the IFAR Symposium held October 17, 1980 (Part 1, morning papers published in Art Research News, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1981)

Implementing the Convention on Illicit Traffic in Antiquities: Proposals, Past and Present.
— Malcolm Hewitt Wiener
Account by former General Counsel of the Archaeological Institute of America (1970-1974) of the history of the U.S. approach to implementing the 1970 UNESCO Convention.

The Cultural Property Export and Import Act: Legislation to Encourage Co-operation.
— Ian Christie Clarke
Former Secretary-General of the Museums of Canada discusses Canada’s response to the UNESCO Convention.

The Council of Europe’s Draft Convention on Stolen Art.
— Staf Dockx
Belgian lawyer discusses new European proposal.

The Preservation of Cultural Properties in China.
— Shirley Sun
Legal issues placed in context of reformulating cultural policy for a country whose system of values is changing.