The ceasefire agreement with Azerbaijan comes with great risks for Armenia The Guardian


While Azerbaijanis can rightly celebrate a return to homes they were driven from 30 years ago, Armenian culture is in peril. Read more here

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Bourse de Commerce: opening of Pinault's long-awaited Paris museum is—pandemic permitting—finally around the corner The Art Newspaper


Two decades since the billionaire started planning a home for his collection in the French capital, the spectacular space is due to open on 23 January. Read more here




Uyghur civilisation in China continues to be erased as part of chilling mission The Art Newspaper


Australian think tank data reveals that two-thirds of the region’s mosques have been either destroyed or damaged.

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Monumental loss: Azerbaijan and 'the worst cultural genocide of the 21st century' The Guardian


A damning new report details an attempted erasure by Azerbaijan of its Armenian cultural heritage, including the destruction of tens of thousands of Unesco-protected ancient stone carvings. Read more here




Comrades for ever: how D-day bravery was sculpted in bronze The Guardian


As a new British memorial to the Normandy landings is unveiled today on Gold beach, artist David Williams-Ellis talks about its creation.

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Need arts funding? Well, try hustling like Americans

The Times


US philanthropists give more to the arts than their British counterparts. Institutions need bold new strategies.

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