Among the letter’s signatories are past presidents of the Association of Art Museum Directors.
The 2,000-year-old statue, believed to depict Persephone, is impeccably preserved.
Activists condemned Gustavo Cisneros, husband to trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, for his connections to mining in the Dominican Republic.
Users can browse more than 50,000 objects reported stolen or upload their own images to check whether a work has shady provenance.
Mixed feelings aside, we can all agree on one thing: it was better than an online viewing room.
The Louvre Museum has returned an index finger to a massive bronze of Emperor Constantine after it was long mistaken for a toe.
Also, Indigenous petroglyphs in Utah have been defaced with a white supremacist slogan, and more.
Brendan McCann’s gown features a skirt made of giant vaccination cards, a needle headpiece, and a “FAUCI” purse filled with donuts.
The Bureau of Land Management said the defaced boulder would “never be the same.”
In a new book, Anja Shortland describes how a trove of works stolen from the country’s national museum in the 1980s was discovered in the hands of a Taiwanese arms dealer.
Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara has been without food or fluids for seven days after Cuban police raided his home and took several artworks.
A protester and former MoMA educator says she was struck in the face several times by a guard after the museum blocked entry to protesters and timed ticket holders.