Authorities haven’t given a reason for pulling the works, but all of them deal with the ethics of new scientific advances.
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The inaugural exhibition, which was due to open at the weekend, has been pushed back while the city mourns and an intense search for a suspect continues.
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Support for the British Museum coincides with an activist-led tour of “stolen art” that included the sculpture Hoa Hakananai’a.
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Decolonize This Place and other activist groups brought banners and chants to the Whitney Museum this weekend.
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The $84 million restoration includes bringing contemporary African artists into the galleries of the “last colonial museum.”
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The far-right extremists thought they got away with rioting in the city of Chemnitz in August.
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The Louvre, Centre Pompidou, Grand Palais, and the Musée d’Orsay are all shuttering as France is rocked by protest.
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Warren B. Kanders owns Safariland, which has been under scrutiny after its weapons were deployed against immigrants at the US-Mexico border.
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