British Museum

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From school strikers at the Royal Shakespeare Company to a Trojan horse at the British Museum, protests over oil sponsorship have gripped the arts

BY Mel Evans | 11 FEB 20

It’s a refusal to learn anything about a culture that could be obliterated

BY Benjamin Ramm | 10 JAN 20
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Activists dressed as Greek gods and goddesses drenched in oil

BY Frieze News Desk | 20 NOV 19
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In further news: Okwui Enwezor’s final exhibition; Marciano Art Foundation staffers push to unionize

BY Frieze News Desk | 05 NOV 19

‘Lande’, at Oxford’s Pitt Rivers, begets core questions about art and its display

BY Nicholas Mirzoeff | 27 OCT 19
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Staff members have written in support of Ahdaf Soueif, the trustee who resigned over oil money, restitution silence and employment precarity

BY Frieze News Desk | 19 JUL 19
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‘I was sad to resign; sad to believe that it was the most useful thing I could do,’ wrote Ahdaf Soueif

BY Frieze News Desk | 16 JUL 19
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In further news: British Museum director defends BP sponsorship; David Zwirner to open in Paris

BY Frieze News Desk | 12 JUL 19
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In further news: Tania Bruguera to launch investigative journalism initiative; Smithsonian won’t remove Sackler name

BY Frieze News Desk | 05 JUL 19
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In further news: a spotlight on arts and oil sponsorship; Ai Weiwei to direct ‘Turandot’

BY Frieze News Desk | 25 JUN 19

The British Museum’s survey of Japanese comics plunges us into their strange, visionary wonderlands

BY Darran Anderson | 14 JUN 19
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Visitors to the contemporary art museum rose by 3.4% to almost 6 million

BY Frieze News Desk | 02 APR 19
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In further news: Radical Matriarchy protest lack of diversity at Washington’s National Gallery of Art; Met to return stolen ancient coffin to Egypt

BY Frieze News Desk | 19 FEB 19
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In further news: calls to close tax loopholes for art-filled ‘freeports’; Elmgreen & Dragset memorial to gay Holocaust victims vandalized

BY Frieze News Desk | 01 FEB 19
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In further news: New Museum workers vote to unionize; Amanda Schmitt appeals dismissal of Artforum suit

BY Frieze News Desk | 25 JAN 19

As the Easter Islanders demand that the British Museum return their statue, it’s time to reconsider the meaning of ‘global artworks’

BY Rafia Zakaria | 28 NOV 18
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Rereading Mark Fisher with the publication of his collected writings; Olivia Laing’s Crudo makes the NYT’s ‘100 Notable Books’

23 NOV 18

At the Royal Academy of Arts, an exhibition spans the histories of the Pacific

BY Matariki Williams | 22 NOV 18
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‘We are just a body. You, the British people, have our soul’

21 NOV 18
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In further news: Syria’s National Museum in Damascus reopens; and a protest at the British Museum’s protest-themed show

30 OCT 18