UCLA’s Fowler Museum to reach out to Nigeria about returning its Benin bronzes
As restitution momentum builds, director of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art says it could lead discussions for the return of looted Benin objects in US museum collections
London’s Horniman Museum—home to 15 Benin bronzes—announces new ‘transparent procedures’ for looted object requests
South London museum has released new policies on restitution but says it will need to seek legal advice about the right to return artefacts
French Senate votes unanimously for restitution to Benin and Senegal in 'act of friendship and trust'
Senate approves bill to return 27 colonial-era artefacts from museum collections to Africa within one year
Waning market for African artefacts? Controversial Benin bronze fails to sell at Christie's
Academics challenge the provenance of the Edo plaque as well as two Igbo alusi figures that sold under estimate for €212,500
Protesters topple monument to slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol—mayor wants to place it in a museum
Controversial statue was dismantled and thrown into the harbour during a Black Lives Matter rally
Looted Benin treasures to go online in international project led by Hamburg museum
Project is backed by the Ernst von Siemens art foundation, which seeks “a more factual focus to the discussions about restitution”
'We want to be part of the solution': UK museum says it is open to discussing fate of Benin bronze after prince demands its return
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery wants to work in tandem with the Benin Dialogue Group, which is made up of institutions that hold the majority of the pieces
France promises to return 26 looted Benin artefacts by 2021 and opens talks on 'wider set of works'
But full restitution depends on changes to French law and the construction of new Benin museum
Cambridge college returns Benin bronze to Nigeria
Statue of a cockerel was looted by the British in 1897 from the Court of Benin
Museum of Fine Arts Boston gets Benin’s royal blessing over bronzes display
The educational display of objects, many captured during a punitive raid in 1897, have the approval of the king of Benin himself
Leading institutions absent from meeting in Nigeria to foster international co-operation over Benin bronzes
No US museums were represented at the meeting.
Benin mask withdrawn from Sotheby's auction
Cancellation follows accusations that the object was looted, although no formal claim has been made
Is very rare Benin ivory mask for sale?
Last of rare Benin ivories in private hands is expected to go on the market
Benin biennials begin with feuds over unethical behaviour
Benin waited more than 50 years since its independence for a biennial, and now it has two
Lehman gift of Benin treasures to Museum of Fine Arts angers Nigeria
Works looted by the British and reassembled by banking heir find permanent home in Boston
How The Queen came to own a Lagos museum piece
The Nigerian Head of State raided a museum to present her with a Benin bronze in 1973
Bernie Grant and the quest to return ceremonial objects to Nigeria: Was the Stone of Destiny Pandora’s box?
Grant shares with The Art Newspaper his conversation with Julian Spalding of the Kelingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow
Stolen Benin bronze found in Zürich
Stolen from Jos, Nigeria, Benin bronze turns up in Zürich auction house