I am (slowly) adding audio to all of my online presentations and here is the first.
Posted on 9 June 2014
“Sweden Returns Ancient Andean Textiles to Peru“. Now that is a headline I like to see.
Posted on 8 March 2014
Positive international partnership brings Peruvian gold and praise; absurd denial of wrong-doing in stolen idol case brings resounding criticism.
Posted on 17 February 2014
Last year there was a big rumble-grumble about Sotheby’s Paris’ sale of a portion of the Barbier-Mueller collection of Pre-Columbian antiquities.
Posted on 22 October 2013
Last month the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime invited me to Vienna
Posted on 12 April 2013
Antiquities dealer, smuggler, and twice (at least) convicted felon Leonardo Patterson has been arrested in Spain
Posted on 25 March 2013
Sotheby’s finished up their Barbier-Mueller sale of pre-Columbian antiquities and it went, roughly, as expected.
Posted on 4 March 2013
In this post I want to talk a little bit about the (very) little that I know about the Barbier-Mueller collection.
Posted on 3 March 2013
I have been putting off posting about this subject but, as I am starting to receive emails about it