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The Resource Sacred and stolen : confessions of a museum director, Gary Vikan

Sacred and stolen : confessions of a museum director, Gary Vikan

Label
Sacred and stolen : confessions of a museum director
Title
Sacred and stolen
Title remainder
confessions of a museum director
Statement of responsibility
Gary Vikan
Title variation
Confessions of a museum director
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Memoir by former Director of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore reveals what goes on behind the scenes. Shocking and comical backstories include tales of failed exhibitions, looted antiquities, fakes, and inside jobs of theft and bribery among a cast of crooked dealers, deluded collectors, and duplicitous public officials"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vikan, Gary
Dewey number
  • 709.2
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vikan, Gary
  • Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Art museum directors
Label
Sacred and stolen : confessions of a museum director, Gary Vikan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Finding my religion -- Sailing toward Byzantium -- Saving a gold key from the toilet -- Trouble with fakes -- Seduced by Saint Peter -- "Call after midnight, Paris time" -- Working the numinous -- "I loved to fondle it" -- "All the red flags are up" -- The men who knew too much -- "Vomiting blood" -- My father's obit -- Ready to explode -- Getting beat up with Shevardnadze -- A Mitzvah acquisition -- Working for the president -- "They'll scare away the rich old ladies" -- Living with loot -- The mysterious Mr. Egrette
Control code
2016006973
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 298 pages
Isbn
9781590793930
Isbn Type
(hardbound book : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016006973
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Sacred and stolen : confessions of a museum director, Gary Vikan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Finding my religion -- Sailing toward Byzantium -- Saving a gold key from the toilet -- Trouble with fakes -- Seduced by Saint Peter -- "Call after midnight, Paris time" -- Working the numinous -- "I loved to fondle it" -- "All the red flags are up" -- The men who knew too much -- "Vomiting blood" -- My father's obit -- Ready to explode -- Getting beat up with Shevardnadze -- A Mitzvah acquisition -- Working for the president -- "They'll scare away the rich old ladies" -- Living with loot -- The mysterious Mr. Egrette
Control code
2016006973
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 298 pages
Isbn
9781590793930
Isbn Type
(hardbound book : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016006973
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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