Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Drama, Suspense, Intrigue: Art Crime 101

Robert Wittman Art Crime Seminar Group Photo.jpgOn June 13 a dozen participants and I arrived in Philadelphia for the first ever Art Crime Investigation Seminar, conducted by former FBI Special Agent, and real Indiana Jones, Robert Wittman.

The week, consisting of five days of instruction and discussion with field experts and industry leaders, was a one-of-a-kind seminar in which each participant personally interacted with the material and presenters. The result was a seminar described by participants as unmatched in the quality of topics, expert presentations, and atmosphere.

The topics covered a diverse array of contemporary issues ranging from international art crime investigation, collection security, art title law, the role of conservation and forensic techniques, art databases, art insurance, and the importance of protecting and saving antiquities.

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