Episode #88 on The Happiness Quotient: America’s only full-time professor of art crime. Erin Thompson studies a variety of relations between art and crime, including the looting of antiquities, museum theft, art made by detainees at Guantanamo Bay, and the legalities and ethics of digital reproductions of cultural heritage.
Erin Thompson has discussed these topics for the New York Times, CNN, NPR, and the Freakonomics podcast, among many others...and coming up next on The Happiness Quotient
SHE IS AN author, speaker, art crime professor at the john jay college at the City University of New York….
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Erin's art show from the prisoners of Guantanamo can be found at https://www.artfromguantanamo.com/
Her upcoming book is Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of America's Public Monuments that will be by WW Norton
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