Victoria Reed is the Sadler Curator for Provenance at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Despite all best efforts, museums can and do unwittingly acquire stolen artefacts. What happens when new information throws an item’s provenance into doubt?
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The 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive has passed into UK law. What impact will it have on the British art market?
A court recently ruled that the ancient site be reconverted into a mosque, casting the fate of its well-preserved mosaics and wall paintings into question