Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks From Switzerland, The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections” Exhibition

 
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Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 135 (Wednesday, July 15, 2015)

Federal Register Volume 80, Number 135 (Wednesday, July 15, 2015)

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2015-17366

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Public Notice: 9191

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ``Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks From Switzerland, The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections'' Exhibition

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), 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. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Phillips Collection, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about October 10, 2015, until on or about January 10, 2016, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the imported objects, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-632-6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522-0505.

Dated: July 2, 2015.

Kelly Keiderling,

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.

FR Doc. 2015-17366 Filed 7-14-15; 8:45 am

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