Disasters

Political unrest forces museums and cultural centres to close in Yemen

Many artists have left the country, but those who have stayed are becoming increasingly resourceful

Published online: 27 March 2015

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Kiev biennial venue withdraws support citing war-time conditions

But Austrian curators say they will carry on with the exhibition

Published online: 24 March 2015

French President vows to block terrorist attacks on cultural heritage

François Hollande spoke at the Louvre, which is helping Iraq museums assess damage by Islamic State and organising Mesopotamia show in Lens

Published online: 19 March 2015

Berlin museum finally lays bare its war-damaged collection

An exhibition at the Bode Museum surveys the ethical implications of restoring damaged art

Published online: 19 March 2015

Displaced Yemenis use empty museums and theatres as shelters

Continued fighting against Al Qaeda in the southern regions has left thousands without homes

Published online: 19 March 2015

Hatra ‘demolished’ by terrorist group

Islamic State’s wanton attacks on Iraq’s cultural heritage sites spread to the ancient fortified city this weekend

Published online: 07 March 2015

 

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