The Happiness Quotient

#88 - Art Crime Professor Erin Thompson on Smashing Statues, Guantanamo and Michelangelo (the World's Greatest Art Forger?)

July 02, 2021 Thom Pollard Episode 88
The Happiness Quotient
#88 - Art Crime Professor Erin Thompson on Smashing Statues, Guantanamo and Michelangelo (the World's Greatest Art Forger?)
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#88 - Art Crime Professor Erin Thompson on Smashing Statues, Guantanamo and Michelangelo (the World's Greatest Art Forger?)
Jul 02, 2021 Episode 88
Thom Pollard

Episode #88 on The Happiness Quotient: America’s only full-time professor of art crime.  Erin Thompson studies a variety of relations between art and crime, including the looting of antiquities, museum theft, art made by detainees at Guantanamo Bay, and the legalities and ethics of digital reproductions of cultural heritage. 

Erin Thompson has discussed these topics for the New York Times, CNN, NPR, and the Freakonomics podcast, among many others...and coming up next on The Happiness Quotient

SHE IS AN author, speaker, art crime professor at the john jay college at the City University of New York….


If you enjoy this episode or any episode of The Happiness Quotient, please subscribe  wherever you may be listening, leave a rating and a review, which are so important to a podcast’s success. And, if you know someone who is interested in art, or art crime, be sure to personally share this episode with them….


ERIN THOMPSON can be found at
 https://www.artcrimeprof.com/

Her twitter handle is @artcrimeprof 

Erin's art show from the prisoners of Guantanamo can be found at https://www.artfromguantanamo.com/

Her upcoming book is Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of America's Public Monuments  that will be by WW Norton

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Show Notes

Episode #88 on The Happiness Quotient: America’s only full-time professor of art crime.  Erin Thompson studies a variety of relations between art and crime, including the looting of antiquities, museum theft, art made by detainees at Guantanamo Bay, and the legalities and ethics of digital reproductions of cultural heritage. 

Erin Thompson has discussed these topics for the New York Times, CNN, NPR, and the Freakonomics podcast, among many others...and coming up next on The Happiness Quotient

SHE IS AN author, speaker, art crime professor at the john jay college at the City University of New York….


If you enjoy this episode or any episode of The Happiness Quotient, please subscribe  wherever you may be listening, leave a rating and a review, which are so important to a podcast’s success. And, if you know someone who is interested in art, or art crime, be sure to personally share this episode with them….


ERIN THOMPSON can be found at
 https://www.artcrimeprof.com/

Her twitter handle is @artcrimeprof 

Erin's art show from the prisoners of Guantanamo can be found at https://www.artfromguantanamo.com/

Her upcoming book is Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of America's Public Monuments  that will be by WW Norton

=========
For more information about Thom Dharma Pollard:
http://eyesopenproductions.com/

For a free downloadable copy of A Course In Happiness:
www.patreon.com/thehappinessquotient

Our theme song, Happiness Jones, appears courtesy of The Wood Brothers.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thehappinessquotient)