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This week in art news: the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened to the public, all but three of Columbia University’s visual arts MFA students demanded tuition refunds, and a Bernini sculpture lost a finger.

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This week in art news: Gillian Wearing unveiled her statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett, the Smithsonian deployed robot docents at six of its museums, and the United Arab Emirates donated $50 million toward rebuilding Mosul.

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This week in art news: a collector sued Jeff Koons and Gagosian for failing to deliver three sculptures, a gold reliquary containing the heart of Anne of Brittany was stolen from a French museum, and the Royal College of Music recorded a piece of music featured in “The Paston Treasure.”

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This week in art news: the V&A offered Ethiopia a long-term loan of treasures looted by British troops, Martin Kemp accused London’s National Gallery of altering the attribution of a work for its 2011 Leonardo exhibition, and Christo’s latest public art project began to take shape in central London.

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This week in art news: the UK’s arts minister placed an export bar on one of Dalí’s lobster telephones, theorist Julia Kristeva was accused of having been a Soviet-era spy, and a decade-long restoration of Tutankhamen’s tomb came close to completion.

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This week in art news: police raided homes in Belgium in connection with a collection of suspected forgeries, Shenzhen Biennale co-curator Gary Xu was fired following accusations of sexual assault and harassment, and Michelle Obama’s official portrait was relocated due to overcrowding.

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This week in art news: Iran’s National Museum opened an exhibition of works from the Louvre, activists planted satirical merchandise in the American Museum of Natural History, and the MFA Boston revised its wall labels to address sexual abuse allegations leveled against Egon Schiele.

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This week in art news: a mafia member revealed new information about a stolen Caravaggio, the Metropolitan Museum implemented mandatory admission for non-New Yorkers, and a painting newly attributed to Dalí went on view.