U.S. Returns 30 Looted Antiquities to Cambodia

At a ceremony in Manhattan, federal officials said the artifacts had been stolen by organized looters who sold them through an art dealer who was later indicted on smuggling charges.

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A Long Way Home for ‘Looted’ Art Is Getting Shorter

Curators at major museums are increasingly grappling with a thorny topic: restitution.

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What a Museum Wants to Be in the 21st Century

The Denver Art Museum, responsive, interactive and fashion-conscious, transforms its headquarters into the institution that current-day curators dream of.

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In Denver, the Pandemic Deepens Artistic Collaboration

It took a curator of Native Arts to bring two Indigenous artists together, but their works involve the contributions of many others.

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An Artist’s Continuing Exploration of the Human Form

Almost 50 years after the debut of her arresting womb-like sculptures, Senga Nengudi is still challenging what it means to live in a body, especially when that body is Black and female.

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