United States Department of State.
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 “Beyond the Easel: Decorative Painting by Bonnard, Start Printed Page 71348Vuillard, Denis, and Roussel, 1890-1930,” 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 The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, IL from on or about February 28, 2001 to on or about May 16, 2001 and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY from on or about June 18, 2001 to on or about September 9, 2001 is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.Start Further Info
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, S.W., Room 700, Washington, D.C. 20547-0001.Start Signature
Dated: November 22, 2000.
William B. Bader,
Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State.
[FR Doc. 00-30554 Filed 11-29-00; 8:45 am]
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