Traffickers, Thieves and Forgers: Art Crime
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Art History, History
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
In this course, students will study the history of art crime and its impact upon contemporary society. They will also examine how art can be protected and recovered including techniques of provenance research. The history and psychology of collecting and the unusual mechanics of the art trade make the art world an ideal victim (and sometimes partner) for criminals.
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