Questions of Provenance

Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium

On February 10, 2011 the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art and the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts hosted Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium at the de Young Museum. Barbara T. Hoffman, Kate Fitz Gibbon and Hermione Waterfield comprised the expert panel of speakers who gave presentations on the topic of provenance in museum and private collecting.

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Introduction to Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium
Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium, Introduction
The Law and Ethics of Collecting the Arts of Africa and the South Pacific: The Importance of Provenance
The Law and Ethics of Collecting the Arts of Africa and the South Pacific: The Importance of Provenance
Provenance: The People Behind the Lists, Ledgers, and Labels
Provenance: The People Behind the Lists, Ledgers, and Labels
Art Laws and Social Policy: A Swinging Pendulum
Art Laws and Social Policy: A Swinging Pendulum
Questions of Provenance Q&A
Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium, Q&A
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The Law and Ethics of Collecting the Arts of Africa and the South Pacific: The Importance of Provenance

Barbara T. Hoffman is a prominent arts lawyer with more than twenty-five years of experience. She is the immediate past chair of the international Bar Association Committee on Art, Cultural institutions, and Heritage Law and the editor of Art and Cultural Heritage: Law, Policy, and Practice (2006).

Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium, Introduction

Julian Cox, Chief Curator of the de Young and Christina Hellmich, Curator of the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art and Oceanic Art

Hosted by the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art, and the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts.

This event was sponsored by the Friends of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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