For U.S. Museums With Looted Art, the Indiana Jones Era Is Over
Nicholas O'Donnell was quoted in the article "For U.S. Museums With Looted Art, the Indiana Jones Era Is Over," published by The New York Times [sub. req'd] on December 13, 2022.
In the context of the repatriation movement, Nick discusses how the 1970 UNESCO convention helped redefine acceptable behavior regarding antiquities. Following this convention, museums began to set guidelines that aligned in spirit with its principles, which have been shaping artifact acquisitions ever since.
“It has reset the range of acceptable behavior,” said Nick.