Collecting Art in the 21st Century

At the invitation of the American Committee for Cultural Policy and the Asia Society in New York, James McAndrew spoke at a symposium titled “The Future of the Past – Collecting Ancient Art in the 21st Century” on March 18, 2012.

James McAndrew was amongst a distinguished panel of museum professionals, collectors, and other art experts discussing critical issues confronting collectors of both private and institutional antiquities. The panel consisted of a former diplomat and curator at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles and member of the President’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee, a former Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, a pre-eminent Asian art dealer, the Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., amongst others. James McAndrew focused his discussion on the importance of understanding the Customs environment when attempting to trade, transfer or acquire foreign works of art and antiquities. Proper procedures and protocols are essential to avoid unwarranted detention and seizure of imported works. To view the complete symposium simply open the below link. For more information about the international sale ad transfer of works of art and antiquity please contact James McAndrew.

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