The American Museum of Natural History holds 12,000 bodies — but they don’t want you to know whose.
If you’re planning a visit to Rome, write down your list of can’t-miss sites. Then, go to these ones instead.
Stéphane Breitwieser stole several billion dollars worth of art from more than 150 museums before he was caught in 2001.
In Sherpa’s art, Tibet and California, thangka and pop art, Buddha and Mickey Mouse mingle and morph to create a new visual language.
The provenance researcher must be a detective, figuring out alternative ways to get at information that major participants in the trade are often unwilling to disclose.
Remaking the Exceptional allows us to feel the furious joy that emanates from those who have saved their own lives with activism and art.
Buddhist Art of Tibet: In Milarepa’s Footsteps is a cringe-worthy display of “spiritual colonialism.”
The stories of the Red Orchestra show the power of joy, creativity, and love in the fight against the compliance, fear, and silence upon which fascism still depends.
And no, Cambodia doesn’t need the Metropolitan Museum’s help in preserving its cultural heritage.
The work of many of Nepal’s contemporary artists suggests that the distinctions between labels like ancient and modern, or foreign and Nepali, will blur if you shift your point of view.
Within the well-patrolled boundaries of Madison Square Park, it’s hard not to see Hugh Hayden’s Brier Patch as just another amenity, offering a pleasant opportunity for virtue signaling.
The African Origins exhibition ignores the fact that approximately 160 objects from Benin are held by the museum under ongoing demands for their repatriation.