Art & Pancakes, August 18th, 2019

A bit of art news for your Sunday morning….enjoy!

Jamaica joined growing calls worldwide for the repatriation of heritage artifacts collected during the colonial era. Link

The San Francisco Board of Education voted to conceal, but not destroy “The Life of George Washington” mural at George Washington High School in San Francisco. Link

Twelve artists have called on the Aichi Triennale to remove their work from the show until works taken off view last week are reinstated. Link

Police Investigate Vandalism Incident at African-American Museum Founded by Baton Rouge Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph Link

As they prepare for Brexit, UK museums are making contingency plans to avoid having valuable works of arts damaged at customs. Link

After facing early criticism, plans for Central Park’s first-ever statue dedicated to historical women are being amended. Link

Liverpool World Museum used facial recognition technology on visitors to Terracotta Warriors show Link

12 unique museums one should see Link

Robert Indiana’s caretaker allowed him ‘to live in squalor and filth’ despite artist having $13m in the bank Link

Artists Turn Hong Kong’s Airport Into a Protest Art Studio as Anti-Government Demonstrations Escalate Link

The Battle Over the Soul of El Museo del Barrio Link


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