Art objects; importation for exhibition: 1914),


[Federal Register: August 21, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 162)]


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[Public Notice 3397]

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ``Art Nouveau, 1890-1914''

DEPARTMENT: United States Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

SUMMARY: 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), the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Art Nouveau, 1890-1914,'' imported from abroad for the temporary exhibition without profit within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign lenders. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC from on or about October 8, 2000 to on or about January 28, 2001, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/ 619-6981). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547-0001.

Dated: August 17, 2000. William B. Bader, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State.

[FR Doc. 00-21457Filed8-18-00; 10:43 am]