Statues

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Diary of an art historian

'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

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Statues

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

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Protests

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”

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Monuments

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

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What to do about problematic statues?

Plus, Hew Locke on Agostino Brunias's Dancing Scene in the West Indies. Produced in association with Christie's

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Public art

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

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Cambodia

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

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Fakes & copies

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