Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Should museums be allowed to restrict its collection to travel?

Recently the Sicilian government created a list of artworks that are restricted to traveling outside of Sicily - citing the fact that when artworks leave the country, money leaves too.

But, regardless of municipal financial troubles, this is world history that will be more difficult to view in person. If the works are home to Sicily than does it preserve or restrict the works?

What do you think?

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1 comment:

  1. I think they have the right to keep their art in their own country but the world will have a difficult time viewing it there. They should loan it to world-wide museums (for a cost) so they can still make money while letting the whole world view it.