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Louvre Storage Facilities to Preserve Syrian and Iraqi Artifacts

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

France Promises $100 Million for Cultural Preservation in Middle East

Monday, September 26th, 2016

France Offers Asylum to ISIS-Threatened Artworks

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Soulages Museum to Open This Week in South of France

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Pinault Returns Bronze Heads to China

Monday, April 29th, 2013

French Government Announces New Director for The Louvre

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Manet’s “Olympia” Cleared to Leave Paris for Venice

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Pinault Returns Looted Bronzes to China

Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Hammer Museum Quietly Opens Parts of Made in LA Biennial

October 26th, 2020

For the last two weeks, the Hammer Museum has quietly been putting up parts of its Made in LA Biennial, The LA Post reports.  “We were waiting for more of the projects to be installed before we invited people to experience them,” Hammer Museum representative Nancy Lee said. 
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Knoedler Gallery Documentary to be Adapted in Feature Film

October 26th, 2020

Barry Avrich’s documentary on the Knoedler Gallery forgeries, “Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art” will be adapted into a feature film by the director’s Melbar Entertainment Group. “The extraordinary story beautifully lends itself to a dramatic feature film and its characters are beyond priceless. I can only dream that Meryl Streep will want to play Ann Freedman,” Avrich says.
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Art Program Offering Classes to Minor Offenders Instead of Court Dates Facing Defunding

October 23rd, 2020

Project Reset, a New York program that allows perpetrators of nonviolent offenses to take art classes instead of taking a court date, is facing budget shortfalls, and may shut down. “Project Reset is one of the most valuable tools we have to address low-level offenses. When you can prevent someone who is arrested for a low-level offense from entering the criminal justice system—and instead offer them a meaningful intervention through art, therapy, and other forms of restorative justice—you spare them the consequences of a criminal conviction, help them recognise and change behaviours, and ideally prevent future arrests,” says DA Cyrus Vance. “Especially today, when criminal justice reform and jail reduction are priorities for New Yorkers, it would be a shame to end this critical program.”
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