Colonial art

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Restitution

Arts Council England asks for help in returning looted artefacts held in UK museums

Tender opened for guidance around repatriation questions for items including those acquired from former colonies

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Cuzco paintings meet colonial Cuban culture in Allapattah

Founders of museum of Latin American art believe they may also have a work by Raphael

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Exhibitions

Rare outing for East India Company art at London's Wallace Collection

Exhibition curated by the historian William Dalrymple celebrates the artists behind the works of flora, fauna and daily Indian scenes

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German states establish help desk to handle artefacts acquired in colonial era

An open letter from scholars and curators, including Bénédicte Savoy and Felwine Sarr, demands greater transparency on collections

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Restitution

Namibian artefacts travel home in Berlin museum research project

But return of the objects permanently to Namibia is not the immediate goal, says Hermann Parzinger, president of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation

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Icom Kyoto 2019 conference: key takeaways from the decolonisation and restitution panel

Discussion argued for community empowerment, new skillsets, and focus on contemporary colonialism

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Colonial art

“The Philippines: Archipelago of Exchange” stages the largest exhibition of indigenous Filipino art ever seen in Europe

The exhibition of pre-colonial art aims to convey an underlying notion of exchange, in all senses of the word

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The Louvre aims to acquire art of the Mexican school in bid to widen its geographical remit

Paris museum is on a mission to collect Latin American art—and a show of colonial-era paintings is the overture

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Are we colonialising Middle Eastern art?

As the Middle East increasingly becomes a producer and consumer of contemporary art, the role of the West as 'tastemaker' grows progressively more troubling

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Art market

New York Americana week report: High prices for Colonial, Federal and Native American wares

Collectors seek top antiques in a market with a dwindling supply

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The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is to display Spanish colonial works

Exhibitions will be held for months due to long-term loan

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Despite controversy, France’s colonial art finally gets a new home at Quai Branly

President Chirac’s “grand projet” finally opens after a series of setbacks, including staff strike at Musée de l’Homme - the original home of the art

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Roger Benjamin's study into the colonial relationship between Modernism and Orientalism

This study investigates how North African artists were influenced by French artists—and vice versa

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The Museum of Fine Arts of Santa Fe aims to bridge the gaps between cultural differences in New Mexico

Time to stop being ashamed of those Conquistadores, and to think about the Spanish-speaking population today

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Okwui Enwezor's curation examines the effects of post-colonialism on Africa’s artistic output

“The short century: liberation and independence in Africa 1945-94”, creates a “critical biography of Africa”

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Books: a selection of the Art Institute of Chicago's holdings

Painting, design, and decorative arts from Colonial times until the Second World War

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Winter Antiques Show

New York's Winter Antiques Show offers insight into the collecting trends, prices and the general health of the art market

The show will exhibit colonial and European furniture, girlhood embroidery, Native American pieces, and folk art

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Glerum Auctioneers

Glerum Auctioneers sale report: Growing Indonesian demand for colonial-period art

Dutch auction house holds successful sale in Singapore

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“Converging Cultures: art & identity in Spanish America”: a much anticipated exhibition

Four years late, the major show of Spanish colonial art and culture reveals the viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru produced during Spanish dominion

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African art exhibitions are being scrutinised over possible neo-colonialism and categorisation worries

Perhaps the problem lies with the lack of suitable definitions created by African artists themselves?