Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Nolde: Except Ye Become as Little Children”
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.;22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the object to be included in the exhibition “Nolde: Except Ye Become as Little Children,” imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the object at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, from on or about March 22, 2010, until on or about July 20, 2010, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of theseDeterminations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
For further information contact:
For further information, including a description of the exhibit object, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/632-6473). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-5, L/PD, Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20522-0505.Dated: March 3, 2010. Maura M. Pally, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.