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Restitution in the News: The Met’s return of two Cambodian Sculptures may aid Antonova

Last week, we reported how newly-appointed Chief Curator of Russian Museums Irina Antonova did not waste time, promptly petitioning Putin (on national TV, no less) to consider re-establishing the┬áMuseum of Modern Western Art. Originally founded in 1919, and 1923, the … Continue reading

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The Met announces its Modern and Contemporary Art Department

Indisputably one of the world’s most important institutions, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced it will expand its holdings with the new Modern and Contemporary Art Department, headed by former chief curator at the Tate Modern, Sheena Wagstaff. … Continue reading

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