Tearing down troubling statues is not lying about our history—it is removing impediments to truth
The UK communities secretary Robert Jenrick's plans to prevent the removal of controversial monuments reveals his inability to view the past as shifting and complex
UK government announces new laws to protect controversial historic monuments from 'woke worthies and baying mobs'
Proposed plans have been criticised as distraction tactics from the state's "lethally failed response to the pandemic and the consequences of a disastrous Brexit"
Vilified statue of Abraham Lincoln and kneeling slave removed from Park Square in Boston
Artist’s campaign and petition prompted dismantling of ‘Emancipation Group’ piece—but original still stands in Washington DC
Attribution of a Venus discovered in a French scrapyard is highly contested—this book defends the ascription
This weighty tome looks at the life and work of the Italian sculptor Giambologna but focuses on the contested bronze
The best and worst art world moments in 2020
It was tempting to simply put “everything and everyone” in the bad-year column. But even this most challenging of years was not entirely terrible
People see only 'silver tits' and 'bouffant pubes' now—but I predict Mary Wollstonecraft sculpture will become widely admired
One of the iron rules of art history is that the more derided a work of art at first, the more celebrated it will become
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"
'When the politics change, so must the statues'
History can teach us a lot about how to—and how not to—deal with problematic historic monuments
UK's first statues of black Brits—sited at Brixton station—to be restored after 34 years
The overlooked works are modelled on local residents
National Trust for Historic Preservation supports removal of Confederate statues that glorify white power
Trust says such monuments “do not reflect, and are in fact abhorrent to, our values”
Riga installs six-metre statue to honour medical workers
Sculpture by Latvian artist Aigars Bikse is in a prominent spot in front of the National Museum of Art
What to do about problematic statues?
Officials reject reports of permanent Prince Philip statue for London's Fourth Plinth
Mayor of London’s office says contemporary art series will continue with Heather Phillipson sculpture planned for 2020
Cambodia made up its own laws concerning art ownership, US lawyer says
This statement came during recent dispute over Cambodian statue that was consigned to Sotheby's
The owner of Christie’s continues his battle to have a statue that he bought declared a fake
The statue of Pharaoh Sesostris III has already been deemed authentic in the Pinault's two lost lawsuits