Tag: Benin Bronzes

Benin’s Looted Bronzes Are All Over the Western World. Here Are 7 Museums That Hold Over 2000 of the Famed Sculptures

Hits: 1 Read full article including photographs at: news.artnet.com/art-world/benin-bronzes-restitution-1322807 news.artnet.com/art-world/benin-bronzes-restitution-1322807 July 27, 2018 Art World As talks continue between the UK and Nigeria over Benin Bronzes, we survey the institutions that hold the majority of these African treasures. Kate Brown, July 27,…

BBC-News Interview with Prof. Sylvester Ogbechie

Hits: 526aachronym.blogspot.nl/2017/09/bbc-news-interview-with-prof-sylvester.html By S. Okwunodu Ogbechie Recent reports that the British Museum and other Western museums are trying to forge a deal to return looted African artworks to Africa have prompted a lot of discussion. BBCNews interviewed me on the subject on…