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Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World’s Richest M…

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In recent years, several of America’s leading art museums have voluntarily given up their finest pieces of classical art to the governments of Italy and Greece. The monetary value is estimated at over half a billion dollars. Why would they be moved to such unheard-of generosity? 

The answer lies at the Getty, one of the world’s richest and most troubled museums, and scandalous revelations that it had been buying looted antiquities for decades. Drawing on a trove of confidential museum…


Chasing Aphrodite


Author by : Jason Felch
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-05-24
Publisher by : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Description : In recent years, several of America’s leading art museums have voluntarily given up their finest pieces of classical art to the governments of Italy and Greece. The monetary value is estimated at ov...

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The Getty Bronze


Author by : J. Paul Getty Museum
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1978
Publisher by : J. Paul Getty Trust Publications


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Shaky Ground


Author by : Elizabeth Marlowe
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-10-10
Publisher by : A&C Black


Description : The recent crisis in the world of antiquities collecting has prompted scholars and the general public to pay more attention than ever before to the archaeological findspots and collecting histories of...

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Les Disparus


Author by : Daniel Mendelsohn
Languange Used : fr
Release Date : 2017-08-23T00:00:00+02:00
Publisher by : Flammarion


Description : Depuis qu’il est enfant, Daniel Mendelsohn sait que son grand-oncle Shmiel, sa femme et leurs quatre filles ont été tués, quelque part dans l’est de la Pologne, en 1941. Comment, quand, où exa...

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Le Mus E Perdu


Author by : Steve BERRY
Languange Used : fr
Release Date : 2012-02-23
Publisher by : Le Cherche Midi


Description : Premier roman de Steve Berry, inédit en français, Le Musée perdu nous entraîne dans les coulisses du vol d'oeuvres d'art par les nazis. Un thriller historique qui, selon, le New York Times, " port...

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Brunetti Entre Les Lignes


Author by : Donna Leon
Languange Used : fr
Release Date : 2016-02-17
Publisher by : Calmann-Lévy


Description : En ce maussade lundi de printemps, le commissaire Guido Brunetti pensait n’avoir rien d’autre à faire que de lire des rapports, quand il reçoit soudain un appel fiévreux de la directrice d’un...

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Artaud Le Moma


Author by : Jacques Derrida
Languange Used : fr
Release Date : 2002
Publisher by : Editions Galilée


Description : Texte d'une conférence prononcée lors de la première exposition des peintures et dessins d'Antonin Artaud au Museum of modern art (le Moma) de New York en octobre 1996. Tente d'approcher, à traver...

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Le Catalogue Goering


Author by : Jean-Marc Dreyfus
Languange Used : fr
Release Date : 2015-09-30T00:00:00+02:00
Publisher by : Flammarion


Description : Récemment extrait des archives du Quai d’Orsay, le Catalogue Goering est un document exceptionnel. Il s’agit de la liste complète des tableaux qui formèrent la collection rassemblée par le num...

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La Vie Quotidienne Chez Les Trusques


Author by : Jacques Heurgon
Languange Used : fr
Release Date : 1961
Publisher by :


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