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British Museum Labeled World’s Largest Receiver of Stolen Goods

Monday, November 4th, 2019

British Museum Regains Top Spot for Museum Visitors After Correcting Counting Error

Friday, September 27th, 2019

British Museum to Move Hundreds of Thousands of Works to New Facility

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

British Museums See 6% Growth in Attendance for 2018

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

British Museum Union Speaks in Support of Author Ahdaf Soueif After Board Resignation Over BP Fundin

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Art Newspaper Piece Asks Why British Museum Still Accepts Donations from Tobacco Companies

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

British Museum Taking More Aggressive Role Monitoring Antiquities Market

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

British Museum Director Faces Criticism Over Comments on Parthenon Marbles

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Former Sotheby’s Employee Donates Collection of Artist Postcards to British Museum

Monday, January 28th, 2019

British Museum Plans Ambitious Munch Prints Show

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

British Museum Launches Educational Initiative Over Collection Origins

Monday, October 15th, 2018

British Museum Returns Selection of Items to Iraq

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

British Museum Terminates Deal for Abu Dhabi Loan Project

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

British Museum Acquires Important Series of Picasso Prints

Monday, September 26th, 2016

British Museum Posts Best Year of Attendance on Record

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Protesters Gate-Crash Show at British Museum

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

British Museum Considers Move to London’s Olympic Park

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

British Museum the UK’s Top Attraction for 9th Year Running

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Hartwig Fischer Appointed Head of British Museum

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Protestors Occupy British Museum This Weekend Over BP Funding

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Major Collection of Jim Dine Prints Donated to British Museum

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Outgoing British Museum Chairman Discusses Experience

Monday, July 28th, 2014

£135 Million British Museum Expansion Running On Time, On Budget, Says Curators

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

London: Grayson Perry 'The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman' at the British Museum extended through February 26, 2012

Friday, February 3rd, 2012
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Opening of Munch Museum Delayed Until Fall

January 28th, 2020

The opening of the Munchmuseet in Oslo has been postponed until the autumn due to delays in its building process. “The building is such a massive project, it’s simply delayed. We are just working out the logistics,” says Tracey Emin, who is preparing a show of her own works alongside those of Edvard Munch to open the space. “The upside for me is, the longer the delay, the longer I have to enjoy the Munch archive!”
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Christian Boltanski Profiled in Forbes

January 28th, 2020

Christian Boltanski gets a profile in Forbes this week, as his show at the Centre Pompidou prepares to close.  “Maybe I’m happier now than I was some years ago,” he says as the conversation turns to mortality and the prospect of death in his own work. “Maybe when you ask yourself a lot of questions, something eventually happens that makes you better able to accept things.”
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Getty Downgrades Work Purchased as Paul Gauguin Sculpture

January 28th, 2020

A carving of a horned devil bought by the J. Paul Getty Museum as a Paul Gauguin work has been disproven as a work by the artist.  The decision was made after an extended research process. “In December 2019 the museum changed the attribution of the sculpture Head with Horns to ‘unknown,’” a spokesperson said. “This decision was based on scholarly research over recent years by Getty professionals and other experts in the field, including significant new evidence that was not available at the time of its acquisition.”
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