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Debate flares as British Museum moves bust of slave-owning founder Hans Sloane
As part of the museum's efforts to address Britain’s colonial past, officials acknowledge that the collector "exploited slaves"
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'If a person of African descent wants a career in the arts—well, good luck'
Only by looking backwards can we start to tackle inequality in the arts sector, says Gus Casely-Hayford, the director of V&A East
Artist of African descent must create France's new slavery memorial, campaign group says
Culture ministry launches open call for monument that will be sited near the Musée du Louvre
Oxford council says controversial Cecil Rhodes statue should go to museum after long-running stalemate
Thousands of protestors are demanding removal of statue of the Victorian imperialist from Oriel college
'Time to give back the swag, guys!' British Museum unleashes Twitter storm with statement on Black Lives Matter
London institution was criticised for proclaiming that it "stands in solidarity with the Black community" while continuing to resist calls to restitute colonial-era loot
Edward Colston monument: 'UK must face the truth of what helped it become a mighty power'
Once it is fished out of the water in Bristol, the statue of slave trader Edward Colston should go in a museum. But what kind of a museum?, asks writer Bonnie Greer
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
Sculpture confronting Germany's colonial past installed at Berlin’s long-awaited Humboldt Forum
Kang Sunkoo’s bronze Statue of Limitations shows a black flag at half-mast
France retreats from report recommending automatic restitutions of looted African artefacts
Suggestions from controversial Savoy-Sarr report were all-but buried at a conference held in Paris
Berlin's Humboldt Forum: how its director plans to confront Germany’s colonial past
Hartmut Dorgerloh says institution will discuss presentation of non-Western art “together with critical friends and the communities”
Hamburg addresses German genocide in Namibia with photography exhibition
Show of Marc Erwin Babej’s work comes as Namibia calls on Germany to return cultural treasures
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On the road, from Iraq to Germany
The Iraqi-Kurdish artist Hiwa K on migration and contemporary politics
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Frieze Artist Award winner Kapwani Kiwanga takes on colonialism
Imposing open-air work made of African farming fabric opens at New York fair this week
Germany to fund museum investigations into provenance of colonial-era artefacts
The German Lost Art Foundation, which also looks into Nazi-loot, will allocate the government grants
The many faces of Australia’s colonial legacy unveiled across two shows
National Gallery of Victoria’s mega-shows range from art by convicts to contemporary indigenous work
Should museums display human remains from other cultures?
Vienna’s Weltmuseum criticised for displaying a trophy head
The luxuries of a vanished world of Maharajas are explored through over 250 objects at the V&A
Next month the V&A in London presents 'Maharaja: the Splendour of India’s Royal Courts'
British Museum, V&A, British Library and more face restitution claims as Ethiopia moves for Maqdala treasures
Treasures lost in the punitive sacking of Maqdala are subject to restitution claims
Benin bronzes finally united in Viennese comprehensive exhibition
Major show at the Museum für Völkerkunde includes loans from current Oba
Nelson Mandela “particularly proud" that the British Museum plans to open three new African galleries
His comments go against the current clamour for restitution
Hans Haacke: But what does it all mean?
For his exhibition at the Serpentine, the conceptual artist has made an installation of art from the Victoria and Albert Museum and left its message open
Books: Dutch colonialism comes home to roost as Indonesians buy back their own art
As interest in pre-colonial and colonial art grows, authors look to document Indonesian art