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Articles for August 2020

123 articles found.

How police reclaimed a stolen Bataclan Banksy in Italy

(France; Italy)

AFP (2020). How police reclaimed a stolen Bataclan Banksy in Italy. The Local. 1 August.

Mystery as 'Banksy' mural on Birnbeck pier removed

(United Kingdom)

Emma Elgee (2020). Mystery as 'Banksy' mural on Birnbeck pier removed. Somerset Live. 1 August.

Private enterprise – the individuals who are taking restitution into their own hands

(General)

Samuel Reilly (2020). Private enterprise – the individuals who are taking restitution into their own hands. Apollo. 1 August.

Spanish police recover ancient treasure from alleged looter

(Spain)

Sam Jones (2020). Spanish police recover ancient treasure from alleged looter. The Guardian. 2 August.

EU impulsa ley para explotar zona maya

(Mexico; Guatemala; United States of America)

US Promotes Law to Exploit Maya Region

Sonia Ávilas (2020). EU impulsa ley para explotar zona maya. El Occidental. 2 August.

Mbuya Nehanda's remains are still in a London Museum as she is insulted by Ryton Dzimiri

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

Masimba Mavaza (2020). Mbuya Nehanda's remains are still in a London Museum as she is insulted by Ryton Dzimiri. Bulawayo 24. 2 August.

Forgery Forensics: How the Smithsonian Helped Identify Two Stolen Columbus Letters

(United States of America)

60 Minutes (2020). Forgery Forensics: How the Smithsonian Helped Identify Two Stolen Columbus Letters. 60 Minutes. 2 August.

Who's stealing Christopher Columbus letters from libraries around the world?

(Italy; United States of America)

Jon Wertheim (2020). Who's stealing Christopher Columbus letters from libraries around the world?. 60 Minutes. 2 August.

Metal detectorist guards £100k hoard of silver for two sleepless nights over 'nighthawk' fears

(United Kingdom)

Yohannes Lowe (2020). Metal detectorist guards £100k hoard of silver for two sleepless nights over 'nighthawk' fears. The Telegraph. 3 August.

Trading in Native artifacts does real harm

(United States of America)

Robert Alan Hershey (2020). Trading in Native artifacts does real harm. High Country News. 3 August.

Amman, Perumal idols unearthed from Cauvery river

(India)

D Vincent Arockiaraj (2020). Amman, Perumal idols unearthed from Cauvery river. The Times of India. 3 August.

België geeft gestolen Maya-masker terug aan Guatemala

(Guatemala; Belgium)

Belgium gives stolen Maya mask to Guatemala

De Standard (2020). België geeft gestolen Maya-masker terug aan Guatemala. De Standard. 3 August.

Brexit `should prompt UK to rethink attitude to Indigenous artefacts'

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Josh Halliday (2020). Brexit `should prompt UK to rethink attitude to Indigenous artefacts'. The Guardian. 3 August.

Tehran, Athens Discuss Ways to Cooperate in Cultural Heritage

(Iran; Greece)

Tehran Times (2020). Tehran, Athens Discuss Ways to Cooperate in Cultural Heritage. Tehran Times. 3 August.

Fascist banners worth millions of pounds stolen from state archive in Italy

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2020). Fascist banners worth millions of pounds stolen from state archive in Italy. The Telegraph. 4 August.

Igbo group calls for return of stolen artifacts

(Nigeria; France)

The Sun (2020). Igbo group calls for return of stolen artifacts. The Sun. 4 August.

Art Companies Jostle for Ownership of Basquiat Painting in New Inigo Philbrick–Related Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Alex Greenberger (2020). Art Companies Jostle for Ownership of Basquiat Painting in New Inigo Philbrick–Related Lawsuit. ARTnews. 4 August.

Stolen religious icon returned from UK

(Greece; United Kingdom)

eKathimerini (2020). Stolen religious icon returned from UK. eKathimerini. 4 August.

Top Three Houses See 79 Percent Year-Over-Year Drop in Second Quarter of 2020: Report

(General)

Angelica Villa (2020). Top Three Houses See 79 Percent Year-Over-Year Drop in Second Quarter of 2020: Report. Art Market Monitor. 5 August.

The Rembrandt hunter: meet the Dutch dealer who is shaking up the art world

(Netherlands)

Lucy Davis (2020). The Rembrandt hunter: meet the Dutch dealer who is shaking up the art world. The Telegraph. 6 August.

Using Art to Evade Sanctions and Launder Money: The Senate Report

(United States of America)

Peter Hardy, Alexa Levy (2020). Using Art to Evade Sanctions and Launder Money: The Senate Report. JDSupra. 6 August.

Martha Nierenberg, Holocaust survivor who sought to reclaim looted family art collection, dies at 96

(United States of America; Hungary)

Emily Langer (2020). Martha Nierenberg, Holocaust survivor who sought to reclaim looted family art collection, dies at 96. The Washington Post. 6 August.

Greece steps up efforts for return of Parthenon Sculptures ahead of 200th anniversary of War of Independence

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Xinhua (2020). Greece steps up efforts for return of Parthenon Sculptures ahead of 200th anniversary of War of Independence. Global Times. 6 August.

Men stole historic ship log from floating museum in drunken prank

(United Kingdom)

Jane Hunt (2020). Men stole historic ship log from floating museum in drunken prank. East Anglian Daily Times. 7 August.

Kurunegala Mayor and four others face arrest over damaging of historical building

(Sri Lanka)

Ifham Nizam (2020). Kurunegala Mayor and four others face arrest over damaging of historical building. The Island. 7 August.

Returning Lost and Stolen African Art and Antiquities

(General)

Jeffrey Young (2020). Returning Lost and Stolen African Art and Antiquities. Voice of America. 7 August.

As Fallout From the Inigo Philbrick Scandal Rages on, Investors Go to Court to Claim Ownership of a $12 Million Twice-Sold Basquiat Painting

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2020). As Fallout From the Inigo Philbrick Scandal Rages on, Investors Go to Court to Claim Ownership of a $12 Million Twice-Sold Basquiat Painting. ArtNet News. 7 August.

Not a pretty picture: Money laundering and America's art market

(United States of America)

Deborah Lehr (2020). Not a pretty picture: Money laundering and America's art market. The Hill. 8 August.

Mount Pleasant man's lawsuit to recover Dutch paintings hits snag

(Netherlands; United States of America)

Adam Parker (2020). Mount Pleasant man's lawsuit to recover Dutch paintings hits snag. The Post and Courier. 8 August.

Activist curators are sharpening the debate on restitution

(General)

The Economist (2020). Activist curators are sharpening the debate on restitution. The Economist. 8 August.

Woes over Warhols and fights over Van Dycks: the explosive and expensive world of family art feuds

(United States of America)

Colin Gleadell (2020). Woes over Warhols and fights over Van Dycks: the explosive and expensive world of family art feuds. The Telegraph. 8 August.

\d Ogbak\d o Odinani Worldwide calls for the return of stolen artifacts

(Nigeria)

Adeola Ogunlade (2020). \d Ogbak\d o Odinani Worldwide calls for the return of stolen artifacts. The Nation. 8 August.

150 Jewish Gravestones Uprooted by the Nazis Found in Polish Town

(Poland)

Ofer Aderet (2020). 150 Jewish Gravestones Uprooted by the Nazis Found in Polish Town. Haaretz. 9 August.

Appeal as 'last remaining fragments' of ancient Sherwood Forest targeted by vandals

(United Kingdom)

Phoebe Ram (2020). Appeal as 'last remaining fragments' of ancient Sherwood Forest targeted by vandals. Nottingham Post. 10 August.

How a Star Harvard Professor Got Suckered by `Jesus' Wife'

(United States of America)

Candida Moss (2020). How a Star Harvard Professor Got Suckered by `Jesus' Wife'. Daily Beast. 10 August.

'Adventurer scholar' Douglas Latchford dies in Bangkok, aged 89

(Thailand)

Vincent Noce (2020). 'Adventurer scholar' Douglas Latchford dies in Bangkok, aged 89. The Art Newspaper. 10 August.

What Defines a Museum? The Question Has Thrown the Art World's Leading Professional Organization Into Turmoil

(General)

Kate Brown (2020). What Defines a Museum? The Question Has Thrown the Art World's Leading Professional Organization Into Turmoil. ArtNet News. 10 August.

Explainer: who owns the copyright to your tattoo?

(Australia)

Marie Hadley (2020). Explainer: who owns the copyright to your tattoo?. The Conversation. 10 August.

Art adviser sues Rudy Giuliani for $15,000 in unpaid fees

(United States of America)

Margaret Carrington (2020). Art adviser sues Rudy Giuliani for $15,000 in unpaid fees. The Art Newspaper. 10 August.

Artist Abel Azcona Calls on His Native Spain to Atone for Its Colonial Legacy

(Spain)

Lidia Hernandez-Tapia (2020). Artist Abel Azcona Calls on His Native Spain to Atone for Its Colonial Legacy. Artsy. 10 August.

Nuevo libro pide a España devolver el Tesoro Quimbaya a Colombia

(Colombia; Spain)

New book asks Spain to return the Quimbaya Treasury to Colombia

Pablo Gamboa Hinestrosa (2020). Nuevo libro pide a España devolver el Tesoro Quimbaya a Colombia. El Espectador. 10 August.

Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past

(Benin)

AFP (2020). Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past. France 24. 11 August.

The Museum of the Bible Is in Discussions With Iraq to Reach a Settlement Over Thousands of Disputed Antiquities in Its Collection

(United States of America; Iraq)

Naomi Rea (2020). The Museum of the Bible Is in Discussions With Iraq to Reach a Settlement Over Thousands of Disputed Antiquities in Its Collection. ArtNet News. 11 August.

Living cultures: decolonising cultural spaces

(Tanzania; Kenya; United Kingdom)

Nick Lunch, Tricia Jenkins (2020). Living cultures: decolonising cultural spaces. Ecologist. 11 August.

Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp

(Canada; Germany)

Josh Gabert-Doyon (2020). Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp. Vice. 11 August.

What Ever Happened to the Gospel of Jesus's Wife?

(United States of America)

Amy Weiss-Meyer (2020). What Ever Happened to the Gospel of Jesus's Wife?. The Atlantic. 11 August.

Museums' grip on stolen goods is loosening

(General)

Martha Gill (2020). Museums' grip on stolen goods is loosening. The Times. 12 August.

After Dead Sea Forgeries Exposed, How Do We Know the Scrolls in Israel Are Authentic?

(Israel)

Ariel David (2020). After Dead Sea Forgeries Exposed, How Do We Know the Scrolls in Israel Are Authentic?. Haaretz. 12 August.

The long, dark past behind the National Gallery's latest acquisition

(Canada)

John Geddes (2020). The long, dark past behind the National Gallery's latest acquisition. MacLean's. 13 August.

How recent anti-racism protests have pushed a longstanding debate about colonial looting in Europe

(General)

Catherine Hickley (2020). How recent anti-racism protests have pushed a longstanding debate about colonial looting in Europe. The Art Newspaper. 14 August.

Guatemala repatriará dos piezas arqueológicas devueltas desde EEUU

(Guatemala; United States of America)

Guatemala will received two repatriated archaeological pieces returned from the US

Infobae (2020). Guatemala repatriará dos piezas arqueológicas devueltas desde EEUU. Infobae. 14 August.

Two model cars worth thousands were stolen from Mexico's Antique Toy Museum

(Mexico)

El Universal (2020). Two model cars worth thousands were stolen from Mexico's Antique Toy Museum. The Yucatan Times. 14 August.

US Returns 10 Smuggled Artefacts To India; Here Are Six Reasons Why This Is Significant

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2020). US Returns 10 Smuggled Artefacts To India; Here Are Six Reasons Why This Is Significant. Swarajya. 15 August.

Calls to repatriate relics after death of controversial British art dealer 'Dynamite Doug'

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Nicola Smith, Josie Ensor (2020). Calls to repatriate relics after death of controversial British art dealer 'Dynamite Doug'. The Telegraph. 15 August.

Top forger Max Brandrett is a victim of his own success

(United Kingdom)

David Sanderson (2020). Top forger Max Brandrett is a victim of his own success. The Times. 15 August.

Burundi to demand €36 billion from Germany, Belgium for colonial rule: report

(Burundi; Germany; Belgium)

DW (2020). Burundi to demand €36 billion from Germany, Belgium for colonial rule: report. DW. 16 August.

Te Papa defrauded of $120,000 over more than a year

(New Zealand)

Andre Chumko (2020). Te Papa defrauded of $120,000 over more than a year. Stuff.co.nz. 17 August.

Michael Rakowitz's Art of Return

(Iraq)

Raffi Khatchadourian (2020). Michael Rakowitz's Art of Return. The New Yorker. 17 August.

Database is at the heart of the Italian art squad

(Italy)

Ewout Kieckens (2020). Database is at the heart of the Italian art squad. Innovation Origins. 17 August.

A Scholar and an Art Institute Are Currently Waging a Scorched-Earth Legal Battle Over Valuable Modigliani Research

(Spain; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2020). A Scholar and an Art Institute Are Currently Waging a Scorched-Earth Legal Battle Over Valuable Modigliani Research. ArtNet News. 18 August.

Romanian Billionaire Poisoned by Call Girl at Sex Club Featuring `Virgin' Ponies

(Romania)

Barbie Latza Nadeau (2020). Romanian Billionaire Poisoned by Call Girl at Sex Club Featuring `Virgin' Ponies. Daily Beast. 19 August.

Pasadena Appeals Court Rules Against Heir in Nazi-Looted Art Case

(Spain; United States of America)

Pasadena Now (2020). Pasadena Appeals Court Rules Against Heir in Nazi-Looted Art Case. Pasadena Now. 19 August.

Valuable statues 'worth millions' stolen from kibbutz museum in northern Israel

(Israel)

The Times of Israel (2020). Valuable statues 'worth millions' stolen from kibbutz museum in northern Israel. The Times of Israel. 19 August.

Hunt is on for rightful owner of Nazi-looted French painting

(France)

AFP (2020). Hunt is on for rightful owner of Nazi-looted French painting. The Guardian. 20 August.

In Iraq, Authorities Continue To Fight Uphill Battle Against Antiquities Plunder

(Iraq)

Jane Arraf (2020). In Iraq, Authorities Continue To Fight Uphill Battle Against Antiquities Plunder. NPR. 20 August.

The Inside Story of the $8 Million Heist From the Carnegie Library

(United States of America)

Travis McDade (2020). The Inside Story of the $8 Million Heist From the Carnegie Library. Smithsonian. 20 August.

Nazi-looted French painting on display in search for rightful owner

(France)

Murielle Kasprzak (2020). Nazi-looted French painting on display in search for rightful owner. The Times of Israel. 20 August.

American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India

(India; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2020). American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India. ArtNet News. 20 August.

Paolo Giorgio Ferri obituary

(Italy)

The Times (2020). Paolo Giorgio Ferri obituary. The Times. 20 August.

Douglas Latchford: The Man Who Pillaged Cambodia

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Tess Davis (2020). Douglas Latchford: The Man Who Pillaged Cambodia. The Diplomat. 21 August.

Japanese ninja museum caught with guard down by thieves who stole 1m yen

(Japan)

Justin McCurry (2020). Japanese ninja museum caught with guard down by thieves who stole 1m yen. The Guardian. 21 August.

More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

(South Africa)

Cnaan Liphshiz (2020). More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery. Forward. 21 August.

Trio admit stealing lead from Lincolnshire churches

(United Kingdom)

Louth Leader (2020). Trio admit stealing lead from Lincolnshire churches. Louth Leader. 21 August.

Ammonite theft case may be headed to trial

(Canada)

Delon Shurtz (2020). Ammonite theft case may be headed to trial. Lethbridge Herald. 22 August.

Desconocimiento y falta de interés por la conservación ha provocado la destrucción de sitios arqueológicos en Chiapas

(Mexico)

Ignorance and lack of interest in conservation has led to the destruction of archaeological sites in Chiapas

Adriana Santos (2020). Desconocimiento y falta de interés por la conservación ha provocado la destrucción de sitios arqueológicos en Chiapas. Chiapas Paralelo. 23 August.

How Does a Thief Unload Stolen Art? Here Are 5 Ways Criminals Actually Profit From Museum Heists

(General)

Naomi Rea (2020). How Does a Thief Unload Stolen Art? Here Are 5 Ways Criminals Actually Profit From Museum Heists. ArtNet News. 24 August.

The Louvre, UNESCO, and Other Cultural Organizations Unite to Provide $5 Million in `Cultural First Aid' to Beirut

(Lebanon; France)

Naomi Rea (2020). The Louvre, UNESCO, and Other Cultural Organizations Unite to Provide $5 Million in `Cultural First Aid' to Beirut. ArtNet News. 24 August.

German art dealer and socialite, 38, is arrested in Lisbon and faces being extradited to UK over '£1m sale of Yayoi Kusama pumpkin that buyer never received'

(Germany; Portugal)

Nicole Conner (2020). German art dealer and socialite, 38, is arrested in Lisbon and faces being extradited to UK over '£1m sale of Yayoi Kusama pumpkin that buyer never received'. The Daily Mail. 24 August.

Museums are the guardians of our memories – but they are fighting to survive

(United Kingdom)

Rachel Morris (2020). Museums are the guardians of our memories – but they are fighting to survive. INews. 24 August.

Let Western Museums Lease the Art Stolen in Colonial Times

(General)

Wim Bossema (2020). Let Western Museums Lease the Art Stolen in Colonial Times. Zam Magazine. 24 August.

Sudan's Jabal Maragha: Illegal gold diggers destroy ancient site

(Sudan)

BBC News (2020). Sudan's Jabal Maragha: Illegal gold diggers destroy ancient site. BBC News. 24 August.

Serbia Has Returned Only One of 1248 Cultural Artifacts Stolen from Kosovo

(Kosovo; Serbia)

Exit News (2020). Serbia Has Returned Only One of 1248 Cultural Artifacts Stolen from Kosovo. Exit News. 24 August.

Vandals sprayed graffiti on 13th century wall at Codnor Castle

(United Kingdom)

Shelley Marriott (2020). Vandals sprayed graffiti on 13th century wall at Codnor Castle. Ripley & Heanor News. 24 August.

Ganesha idol stolen from Andhra temple on Vinayaka Chavithi

(India)

The News Minute (2020). Ganesha idol stolen from Andhra temple on Vinayaka Chavithi. The News Minute. 24 August.

Campaign raises £2,000 after gravestone stolen and churchyard desecrated in St Michael's on Wyre

(United Kingdom)

James Graves (2020). Campaign raises £2,000 after gravestone stolen and churchyard desecrated in St Michael's on Wyre. The Gazette. 25 August.

Stolen ancient vase on its way back home

(Cyprus; United Kingdom)

Jean Christou (2020). Stolen ancient vase on its way back home. Cyprus Mail. 25 August.

Q&A: Racial Justice and Restitution

(Benin)

Mai Lynn Miller Nguyen, Onyekachi Wambu (2020). Q&A: Racial Justice and Restitution. Open Society Foundations. 26 August.

A Museum Director Asks: What if Art Museums Can't Measure Up to the Present Moment?

(United States of America)

Betsy Bradley (2020). A Museum Director Asks: What if Art Museums Can't Measure Up to the Present Moment?. Hyperallergic. 26 August.

Gloucestershire burglar who raided Wiltshire mansion jailed

(United Kingdom)

Olivia Gantzer (2020). Gloucestershire burglar who raided Wiltshire mansion jailed. Wilts and Clocestershite Standard. 26 August.

Ibrahim Hakkı Konyalı: Art historian who saved Ottoman heritage

(Turkey)

Ali Tüfekçi (2020). Ibrahim Hakkı Konyalı: Art historian who saved Ottoman heritage. Daily Sabah. 26 August.

In weighing fate of Pittsburgh's Columbus statue, first a disagreement over who decides

(United States of America)

Atiya Irvin-Mitchell (2020). In weighing fate of Pittsburgh's Columbus statue, first a disagreement over who decides. Public Source. 26 August.

Erik el Belga, el ladrón que pasó de largo de El Greco

(Spain)

Erik the Belgan, the thief that passed by an El Greco

José Ángel Montañes (2020). Erik el Belga, el ladrón que pasó de largo de El Greco. El País. 26 August.

Police bust gang trading historical objects online

(Iran)

Tehran Times (2020). Police bust gang trading historical objects online. Tehran Times. 26 August.

Is Iraq Getting Screwed in a Looted Treasures Deal with the Hobby Lobby?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Candida Moss (2020). Is Iraq Getting Screwed in a Looted Treasures Deal with the Hobby Lobby?. The Daily Beast. 27 August.

Tribal nations are decolonizing cultural protection

(United States of America)

Anna V. Smith (2020). Tribal nations are decolonizing cultural protection. High Country News. 27 August.

Treble Dutch: £13m old master painting stolen for a third time

(Netherlands)

Jennifer Rankin (2020). Treble Dutch: £13m old master painting stolen for a third time. The Guardian. 27 August.

Black Lives Matter, Benin Bronzes and Britishness: how can UK museums decolonise?

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

David Styles (2020). Black Lives Matter, Benin Bronzes and Britishness: how can UK museums decolonise?. Museums and Heritage Advisor. 27 August.

Presidential Secretariat hands over artifacts from Netherlands to National Museum

(Indonesia; Netherlands)

Nina Loasana (2020). Presidential Secretariat hands over artifacts from Netherlands to National Museum. The Jakarta Post. 27 August.

Frans Hals Dutch masterpiece stolen for third time

(Netherlands)

BBC News (2020). Frans Hals Dutch masterpiece stolen for third time. BBC News. 27 August.

St Luke's Church roof vandalised by metal thieves

(United Kingdom)

Darryl Chamberlain (2020). St Luke's Church roof vandalised by metal thieves. The Charlton Champion. 27 August.

Customs officials seize 25 antiques worth Rs 35.3 crore in north Bengal

(India; Bangladesh)

Hindustan Times (2020). Customs officials seize 25 antiques worth Rs 35.3 crore in north Bengal. Hindustan Times. 27 August.

The British Museum Reopens to a World That Has Changed

(United Kingdom)

Alex Marshall (2020). The British Museum Reopens to a World That Has Changed. The New York Times. 27 August.

Douglas A.J. Latchford, Khmer Antiquities Expert, Dies at 88

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2020). Douglas A.J. Latchford, Khmer Antiquities Expert, Dies at 88. The New York Times. 27 August.

Island RCMP discover painting stolen in 2018 through unrelated investigation

(Canada)

Adam Chan (2020). Island RCMP discover painting stolen in 2018 through unrelated investigation. CTV. 28 August.

Toronto cops on hunt for stolen 500 pound sculpture

(Canada)

Jenny Yuen (2020). Toronto cops on hunt for stolen 500 pound sculpture. Toronto Sun. 28 August.

Banksy's The Sad Young Girl: How the theft of a tribute to Bataclan terror victims has ended with the arrest of a luxury designer

(France)

Cahal Milmo (2020). Banksy's The Sad Young Girl: How the theft of a tribute to Bataclan terror victims has ended with the arrest of a luxury designer. INews. 28 August.

Ancestral Ainu Remains Returned by Tokyo University

(Japan)

Noah Oskow (2020). Ancestral Ainu Remains Returned by Tokyo University. Unseen Japan. 28 August.

Call police if you are offered bronze sculpture stolen from art gallery in Tunbridge Well

(United Kingdom)

Alan Smith (2020). Call police if you are offered bronze sculpture stolen from art gallery in Tunbridge Well. Kent Online. 28 August.

Driven to Abstraction: the inside story of a $60m art forgery hoax

(United States of America)

Adrian Horton (2020). Driven to Abstraction: the inside story of a $60m art forgery hoax. The Guardian. 28 August.

Se robaron una campana en iglesia de Tulancingo

(Mexico)

A bell stolen from the Tulancingo church

Concepción Ocádiz (2020). Se robaron una campana en iglesia de Tulancingo. El Sol de Tulancingo. 28 August.

The Long Fight for Restitution

(General)

Garbrielle Hickmon (2020). The Long Fight for Restitution. Condé Nast Traveler. 28 August.

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Anna Wichmann (2020). Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum. Greek Reporter. 28 August.

The Whitney Museum Pillaging Black Art Is Nothing New

(United States of America)

Alex Zaragoza (2020). The Whitney Museum Pillaging Black Art Is Nothing New. Vice. 28 August.

Two arrested for stealing seven silver idols from temple in Navi Mumbai

(India)

Farhan Shaikh (2020). Two arrested for stealing seven silver idols from temple in Navi Mumbai. Hindustan Times. 29 August.

'Fake' Rembrandt came from artist's workshop and is possibly genuine

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2020). 'Fake' Rembrandt came from artist's workshop and is possibly genuine. The Guardian. 30 August.

Theft of high-priced huia from rural museum remains a mystery

(New Zealand)

Maxine Jacons (2020). Theft of high-priced huia from rural museum remains a mystery. Stuff.co.nz. 30 August.

Christie's launches war on 'unfounded accusations' questioning the origins of objects

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Carpani (2020). Christie's launches war on 'unfounded accusations' questioning the origins of objects. The Telegraph. 30 August.

Germany's colonial past catches up with it

(Germany; Namibia; Tanzania; Burundi)

Antonio Cascais (2020). Germany's colonial past catches up with it. DW. 30 August.

The Art World Is Full of Lies, Smuggling, and Financial Hijinks

(General)

Michael Kalenderian, James Hamilton, Jed Oelbaum (2020). The Art World Is Full of Lies, Smuggling, and Financial Hijinks. Vice. 30 August.

Idol of Lord Nataraja found in Tamil Nadu lake

(India)

Press Trust of India (2020). Idol of Lord Nataraja found in Tamil Nadu lake. Deccan Herald. 30 August.

Fire at Mycenae has not damaged antiquities, ministry says

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2020). Fire at Mycenae has not damaged antiquities, ministry says. eKathimerini. 30 August.

André Malraux: big hero or `little thief'?

(Cambodia; France)

Taing Rinith (2020). André Malraux: big hero or `little thief'?. Khmer Times. 31 August.

Our museums are full of stolen colonial loot – let's face up to our shameful history and give it back

(United Kingdom)

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (2020). Our museums are full of stolen colonial loot – let's face up to our shameful history and give it back. INews. 31 August.