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From audioguides without men to a new women's museum in London, here's how the art world is celebrating International Women's Day. I compiled a list of exhibitions of events whose impact on foregrounding women artists is likely to live on beyond one calendar day The Art Newspaper

 

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Robots and submarines: France's new state-of-the-art ship is a game changer for marine archaeology The Art Newspaper

 

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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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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

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Museums in the firing line as UK council funding crisis bites
The Art Newspaper

 

Local authorities in England are taking drastic action, including scrapping all funding for museums, leading some experts to argue that new funding models are the only way to survive. Read here

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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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Working -- so remotely -- on this piece about the Uyghur desert shrines and oral traditions being erased by China’s cultural crackdown was emotional. If I feel such a keen sense of loss for this heritage that isn't mine, quite what living with it from the inside must be is beyond me. Exile has always been a potent musical metaphor. But in the context of the Uyghur people’s plight, it is not imagery. It is an emergency. The Guardian

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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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Encyclopedia makes Africa's distant past relevant to today and tomorrow The Art Newspaper

 

The story of how African history and prehistory has been written is largely one of theft and oversight. 

Archaeologist Shadreck Chirikure aims to upend this. Read 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 opens in 2021. Read here

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Telling tales: when
folklore meets fine art The Art Newspaper

Exhibition mixing art and ethnography will include pieces by Brâncuși and
Beuys, as well as some Brittany cherry stones. Read here

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'Art history isn’t the neat package you think it is': first look at MoMA's $450m expansion The Art Newspaper

 

How the New York museum has remixed its unrivalled collection ahead of its 21 October re-opening. Read here

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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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