The Ethics of Expropriated Art

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Welcome! This site is designed to provide a comprehensive overview about the controversial facets of expropriating art on a global scale. The site contains an essay that delves into the aspects of this issue as well as a map that demonstrates on a small scale where art is being displayed in museums and from which nations the art is. Click on a museum name on the right side bar or click on a bubble on the map to see how many items that museum contains and of what type of art. For a detailed explanation of the map and its functions, please click on the Map Instructions and Methodology tab.