Parthenon Marbles: Shared Custody?

Parthenon Marbles: Shared Custody?

The Parthenon Marbles should be given back to Greece but the shared custody suggested by George Osborn would still be progress. The Parthenon Marbles, which once decorated the pediments of the Great Parthenon in Athens, are 21 carved figures in deep relief. They were...
Ancient Art Worth $5M Destroyed in Dallas

Ancient Art Worth $5M Destroyed in Dallas

Ancient art worth $5 million was destroyed at the Dallas Museum of Art by a man who was “mad at his girl” and decided to take it out on the irreplaceable artifacts. Brian Hernandez broke into the museum late Wednesday night, smashing through a glass door with a metal...
Looty – Digital Restitution Project

Looty – Digital Restitution Project

Looty: a digital restitution project is making NFTs from stolen art while museums drag their feet about returning it. Despite the name, the creators of Looty maintain that their work is entirely legal. They visit museums displaying art stolen from Africa, use phones...
Damaged By Storm, Art Comes Home

Damaged By Storm, Art Comes Home

Damaged by storm, the collection of the Albany Museum of Art is coming home five years later. In the first days of 2017, the Albany Museum of Art lost its roof to the winds of a violent storm that played havoc with most of the Georgia city. For hours, heavy lashing...
“Guarding the Art” at the BMA

“Guarding the Art” at the BMA

“Guarding the Art” is a special exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art – one curated entirely by its security team. Some time ago, museum trustee Amy Elias realized that no one spent more time with the art than the guards patrolling the museum. Not the experts, not...
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