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Benin welcomes back 28 antique royal artefacts


ABOMEY-CALAVI (AFP).- Ambassadors from France and Japan mingled with presidential officials, royalty and schoolchildren as Benin celebrated the return of […]

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Outgoing Leader of Paris’s Musée du Quai Branly: Report Urging Repatriation of African Objects Is ‘Self-Flagellation’


The debate surrounding an important report urging French museums to repatriate objects plundered from Africa continues to rage on. Stéphane […]

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LACMA opens the first substantial exhibition on the art of Fiji to be mounted in the U.S.


LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific, the […]

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Art of early Caribbean civilizations featured in Met exhibition


NEW YORK, NY.- A special exhibition highlighting the artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations has gone on view at The […]

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Manchester Museum Becomes First in U.K. to Repatriate Objects to Indigenous Australians


As more and more museums in Europe and the United States begin to return objects looted from indigenous peoples during […]

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As African Art Thrives, Museums Grapple With Legacy of Colonialism


In 1897, 1,200 British troops captured and burned Benin City. It marked the end of independence for the Kingdom of […]

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Exhibition reveals Helena Rubinstein’s fascination for non-European arts


PARIS.- Precious Kota and Fang reliquaries, exceptional Baoulé, Bamana and Senufo pieces… Although the meteoric rise of Helena Rubinstein, the […]

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Benin gets €20m loan for new museum to show restituted heritage


France’s president pledged to return 26 items seized in the 19th century by the French military Benin is preparing a […]

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Er zijn ook zorgen om restitutie Afrikaanse kunst


Frankrijk en koloniale roofkunst President Macron wil 26 door het Franse leger geroofde werken teruggeven aan Benin na een kritisch […]

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Belgium’s revamped Africa Museum triggers request by DRC


The reopening of Belgium’s Africa Museum, a former colonial institution holding one of the world’s largest collections of African art, […]

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