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Gareth Fletcher

Gareth Fletcher is a Lecturer in the MA Art Business and Unit Leader of the Art Crime, and Art and its Markets summer study programmes at Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

He has received a TECHNE AHRC scholarship to pursue his PhD examining the semiotics of provenance in the establishment of cultural and economic value for Near Eastern antiquities. His recent publicationsinclude:‘The Ethics of Provenance Research and the Art Market,’ in Provenance Research: A Handbook for Buyers, Sellers, Researchers, Art-World Professionals and Collectors, edited by Arthur Tomkins, London, Lund Humphries (forthcoming 2018); ’Scores on the Doors: Establishing a Certificate of Virtue Framework for Future Art Market Regulation’ in International Journal of Cultural Property #26, edited by Alessandro Chechi and Marc-André Renold, Geneva, Schulthess, 2017; ‘Fakes, Forgeries and Thefts,’ in Art Business Today: 20 Key Topics, edited by Jos Hackforth-Jones and Iain Robertson, London, Lund Humphries, 2016.