Controversies

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Museums

Mogul and Russian culture ministry vie with museum for prized icon

Curators call on St Petersburg prosecutor to investigate "criminal expropriation" of the artefact

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Museums

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens but questions over welfare of migrant workers persist

Improvements are well documented, but rules are still inadequately enforced

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Museums

Former Stedelijk director Beatrix Ruf blames 'misunderstanding' for departure

German-born curator hits back against “baseless” accusations of a conflict of interest

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Sculpture

Henry Moore’s sculpture Old Flo returns home to London after 20 years

Work that was removed from East End housing estate now on show in Canary Wharf

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Controversies

Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou

Domestikator piece was withdrawn by the Louvre from its surrounding gardens

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Controversies

Sexually explicit sculpture pulled from Fiac after Louvre raises concerns

Domestikator was due to go on show in garden close to Paris museum as part of contemporary fair's public programme

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Controversies

Sam Durant’s Scaffold to be buried, not burned

Dakota elders have decided the fate of the controversial sculpture

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Exhibitions

Protest is one thing, destroying art is another

Sam Durant’s Scaffold is a powerful work that should provoke anger about the death penalty, not the artist’s ethnicity

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Museums

Scotland's pioneering Inverleith House gallery saved from closure

Exhibition space in Edinburgh's botanic gardens has reopened after public outcry

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Museums

Walker Art Center postpones opening of sculpture park after Native American protests

Sam Durant’s Scaffold, which includes a recreation of a gallows used to hang 38 Dakota men in 1862, will probably be dismantled