Tuesday, April 11, 2017

“Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In Between” Exhibition


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Billing Code 4710-05

[Public Notice: 9956]

Notice of Determinations

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations:

“Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In Between” Exhibition
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), E.O. 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. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that
certain objects to be included in the exhibition “Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons:
Art of the In Between,” 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 owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or
display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New
York, from on or about May 4, 2017, until on or about September 4, 2017, 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, 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; e-mail: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address
is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, Suite 5H03, Washington, D.C. 20522-0505.

Alyson Grunder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy,
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs,
Department of State.

[FR Doc. 2017-07336 Filed: 4/11/2017 8:45 am; Publication Date: 4/12/2017]

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