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No “Museum of Modern Western Art” for Moscow

Just a week after Irina Antonova stepped down (/was removed? The jury is still out) from her post of Director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, (with the more than capable Marina Loshak stepping in to fill her shoes), … Continue reading

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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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