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Art Past, Art Present (6th Edition)

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Past Exhibitions | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Among the problematic objects are 14 that came from Manhattan dealer Subhash Kapoor’s Art of the Past, including the $5 million Dancing Shiva to India by Prime Minister Tony Abbott last year and several we’ve highlighted in previous reports. Also highlighted in the report is the museum’s Kushan Buddha, which our last year revealed had been sold the museum with a false ownership history by Manhattan dealer Nancy Wiener. Wiener to refund the $1.08 million purchase price, and the NGA will return the sculpture to India this year.

Among the problematic objects are 14 that came from Manhattan dealer Subhash Kapoor’s Art of the Past, including the $5 million Dancing Shiva to India by Prime Minister Tony Abbott last year and several we’ve highlighted in previous reports. Also highlighted in the report is the museum’s Kushan Buddha, which our last year revealed had been sold the museum with a false ownership history by Manhattan dealer Nancy Wiener. Wiener to refund the $1.08 million purchase price, and the NGA will return the sculpture to India this year.

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    For nearly two decades, Aaron Freedman, 41, managed Art of the Past on Madison Avenue, a major supplier of ancient art to museums and private collectors around the world.

    For nearly two decades, Aaron Freedman, 41, managed Art of the Past on Madison Avenue, a major supplier of ancient art to museums and private collectors around the world.