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Mark Durney, Founder of the website “Art Theft Central” and moderator of Museum Security Network, on “Collection Inventories”

3 years agoArts : ARCAblog

By Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor-in-Chief Collection Inventories account for works in the event of disaster, transition or conservation treatment and are a proactive effort to protect and secure art collections, Mark Durney, ARCA’s Business and Admissions Director, told the audience at ARCA’s third annual International Art Crime Conference on July 10. Accurate and well-audited inventories may increase the likelihood of recovering missing items.
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