The protection of cultural objects is important for human civilization. Museums across the globe strive to achieve this noble task. However, during the past decade acquisition policies have become a major issue, as illicit acquisitions and unethical museum practices have drawn a great deal of attention and protest from the art community. The looting of art and cultural artifacts has a long history, but in contemporary times, the return of these items to their rightful owners has come into play.After reading both the articles attached, answer the following question. Back up your statements with examples and logical consequences. -What parameters do you think should be put in place to deal with issues regarding rightful ownership and illegal purchases?-Should the government be involved? How, to what extent?-What are the pros and cons of returning pieces that have been illegally seized or purchased? (List at least two of each) explainthe articles to read before answering. #1 https://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/arts/design/african-art-is-under-threat-in-djenne-djenno.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0#2 https://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/muse…#3 https://news.yahoo.com/should-museums-return-their…
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