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On the road, from Iraq to Germany

The Iraqi-Kurdish artist examines migration and contemporary politics in his solo show at the New Museum

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In the wake of Documenta 14, Athens's contemporary art museum awaits 2018 rebirth

After years in limbo, EMST has received government approval to open fully in former brewery

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Fears grow that Greek art market is riddled with forgeries

A legal case brought against Sotheby’s by a major Greek collector could be the tip of the iceberg

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Official opening of New Acropolis Museum to feature partially recreated Parthenon frieze

The museum, which has been in development since 1976, is finally opening its doors

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Greece's share of Parthenon marbles to be transported to New Acropolis Museum using series of cranes

After it was determined that other means of removal might pose risk to the sculptures, being lifted by air appeared the safest option

Greece's Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to send Minoan antiquities to British Museum

The arrangement may be the first step in diffusing the animosity brought about by the Elgin marbles, although a request for their return is expected

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Germany's Heidelberg University returns Parthenon fragment to Greece

This is the first time a piece of the ancient building has returned to Athens

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The British Museum dismisses Parthenon Marbles loan rumours, although they are willing to make alternative concessions to Greece

Athens are still hopeful that the marbles will be returned, to be be housed in the currently unfinished New Acropolis Museum

Elgin Marbles: a reply by Anthony Snodgrass

The British Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles, Cambridge

Missing Parthenon sculptures “A constant reminder of Britain’s unfulfilled debt to world heritage”?

New Acropolis Museum director Professor Dimitrios Pantermalis is calling on the British Museum to return its sculptures on long-term loan.

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No solution for Parthenon conundrum as British Museum unpersuaded by arguments for restitution of architectural components

The reconstruction of the Acropolis requires the capital and drum back from Britain to be completed, whilst the rightful custody of the marbles is still in question

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British Museum's findings on the Parthenon marbles cleaning incident said to lack key details

The publication is interpreted by William St Clair to be the result of efforts to protect the institution's reputation

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Letters to the Editor: “The Parthenon marbles will be returned, but when?”

Ex-Secretary General of ICOM weighs on on the marbles' status in Britain with an offer of compromise

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Campaign for Parthenon marbles' reinstatement soldiers on with candidates in running to design long-awaited Acropolis Museum and building of new station

A stop on the Athens metro line has been introduced decorated with imitations of Parthenon friezes, in proximity to the Acropolis Museum's intended site

Greece's indecision over where to Parthenon Marbles would reside

Twenty years after the government decided to build a new museum to house the sculptures, still no architect has been chosen

New Andy Warhol retrospective to tour Eastern Europe

The exhibition will visit Hungary, Greece, Russia and Estonia this year and Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia and Croatia in 2001

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Greek art market in crisis due to weak and badly enforced laws and taxes

Very little support for the art scene from the tax system and, as in Germany, an outdated distinction between “original” works of art, subject to 9% VAT, and multiples (prints, digital works, photography etc), subject to 19%

Declassified documents reveal near return of Elgin Marbles

In 1994, the Greek government was willing to accept the restitution of only a small number of the Parthenon pediment sculptures in exchange for an end to the dispute

How the British Museum's maintenance procedures for the Parthenon marbles have changed

After the sculptures' surfaces were damaged in the 1930s due to improper care, the museum has cleaned up its act

Historian William St Clair's account of Parthenon marbles malpractice at British Museum revives lobby calling for their return

Greeks renew demands for return of sculptures following new allegations that they were irreparably damaged in the Thirties

Mysterious religious treasures from Mount Athos go on display in Thessaloniki

The monastery has been forbidden to women since 1060 and remains barely accessible to laymen, making this public exhibition an opportunity of a lifetime

The Greeks on display in Venice and hidden war booty at the Hermitage

Palazzo Grassi's “Greeks in the West” exhibition is pulling in the visitors

Correction: Michael Ward Gallery

An amendment to an article published in the March issue of The Art Newspaper (No. 57, p.26), with our apologies

A British team has just completed eight years of survey and excavation in Sparta, Greece

The British School at Athens managed to obtain coveted permission to excavate