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Art World Roundup: New news from the Met on Sackler connections, a $22,000 publication on the Sistine Chapel, and more

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we look at a Picasso exhibition extended in London, the Met announces it will reconsider Sackler, and a new book on the Sistine Chapel that will set you back a pretty penny. Also, Mwazulu Diyabanza heads to court again and museums in France and Germany have started closing their […]

Activist Emery Mwazulu Diyabanza faces trial in Paris after taking restitution into his own hands

Before June, people, particularly in the museum world, were probably unfamiliar with Emery Mwazulu Diyabanza. However, the 41-year-old Congolese activist now faces a series of court dates, the first of which is next week in Paris, for demonstrations he led that involved attempting to take artwork from three different museums. Diyabanza, originally from the Democratic […]