Conflict of Interests

Number 20550
Subject Archaeology
Source ARTnews
State
Year 2001
Publication Date January
Summary Shelby White and Leon Levy are prominent antiquities collectors. Last August the White House announced the appointment of White to the President's Cultural Property Advisory Committee, which reviews proposals to the United States from foreign countries requesting US Import bans on antiquities artifacts endangered by pillaging and illegal export. Some say this causes a conflict of interest for White. Others say it is the prefect position for such an avid collector.
Category General
Pages 4
Keywords art;history;pillaging;smuggling;exports
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