TOC: Journal for Art Market Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2018)

The new issue of the Journal for Art Market Studies explores the multi-faceted
historical role of the art market in the displacement of cultural assets.

Based on a detail from George Cruickshank, The Elgin Marbles! or John Bull buying stones at the time his numerous family want bread!! (engraving, 1816). Cover design: Amichai Green Grafik.

ISSN: 2511-7602

1. Editorial

2. Bénédicte Savoy, Introduction

3. Christine Howald/Léa Saint Raymond, Tracking dispersal: auction sales from the Yuanmingyuan loot in Paris in the 1860s

4. Cecilia Riva, An Art World Insider: Austen Henry Layard and the Nineteenth-Century European Art Trade

5. Waltraud Bayer, “A Past That Won’t Pass”: Stalin’s Museum Sales in a Transformed Global Contex

6. Céline Brugeat, Monuments on the Move: The Transfer of French medieval heritage overseas in the early twentieth century

7. David Challis, Rodin’s Sculpture in Japan and the Economics of Translocation

8. Gitta Ho, Mobilisation of moveable assets: Objects designated for the art trade from the National Socialist plundering of the “M-Aktion”

9. Julia Friedel/Vanessa von Gliszczynski, Collected. Bought. Looted? Provenance Research at the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt

10. Robert Arlt/Lucie Folan, Research and restitution: the National Gallery of Australia’s repatriation of a sculpture from the Buddhist site of Chandavaram

Short articles:

11. Gidena Mesfin Kebede/Susanne Meyer-Abich, A Reflection: Translocations and Changes in Perspective

12. Eleonora Vratskidou, “A story of wheels within wheels”: looted art at documenta 14

13. Sebastian Willert, Book Review: Fredrik Hagen and Kim Ryholt: The Antiquities Trade in Egypt 1880-1930. The H.O. Lange Papers

Reference: TOC: Journal for Art Market Studies: Translocations and the Art Market. In:, May 28, 2018. <>.