Context Matters

The following essays have appeared in the Journal of Art Crime (JAC) as part of my regular column ‘Context Matters’. They are due to appear in Context Matters: Collating the Past (2019).

1. "Context matters: museums and the looted world." JAC 1 (2009): 43-46.

2. "Context matters: looting in the Balkans." JAC 2 (2009): 63-66.

3. "Context matters: Italy and the US: reviewing cultural property agreements." JAC 3 (2010): 81-85.

4. "Context matters: Greece and the U.S.: reviewing cultural property agreements." JAC 4 (2010): 73-76.

5. "Context matters: the unresolved case of the Minneapolis krater." JAC 5 (2011): 57-61.

6. "Context matters: compliance and the antiquities market." JAC 6 (2011): 52-56.

7. "Context matters: Princeton and recently surfaced antiquities." JAC 7 (2012): 59-66.

8. "Context matters: Fragmented pots, attributions and the role of the academic." JAC 8 (2012): 79-84.

9. "Context matters: Dallas Museum of Art takes the initiative." JAC 9 (2013): 79-84.

10. "Context matters: The Cleveland Apollo goes public." JAC 10 (2013): 69-75.

11. "Context matters: the so-called Crosby Garrett helmet." JAC 11 (2014): 53-59.

12. "Context matters: Learning from the Herm: the need for more rigorous due diligence searches." JAC 12 (2014): 57-62.

13. "Context matters: From Palmyra to Mayfair: the movement of antiquities from Syria and northern Iraq." JAC 13 (2015): 73-80.

14. "Context matters: Malibu memoirs: Marion True breaks silence." JAC 14 (2015): 65-71.

15. "Context matters: the auction market and due diligence: the need for action." JAC 15 (2016): 73-77.

16. "Context matters: the returns from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen." JAC 16 (2016): 81-87.

17. "Context matters: Drusus Minor and Tiberius." JAC 17 (2017): 89-96.

18. "Context matters: recently surfaced antiquities: ignoring the evidence?" JAC 18 (2017): 69–74.

19. "Context matters. Horse trading: museum exhibitions and cultural property." JAC 19 (2018): 63–70.

20. “Context matters: Thefts from Museums and Archaeological Stores.” JAC 20 (2018): 83–86.

21. “Context matters: Transparency and good faith in the contemporary antiquities market.” JAC 21 (2019): 79–85.