The M+ Museum Has Removed Three Political Paintings by Chinese Artists as Beijing Continues Its Clampdown on Hong Kong

Three politically engaged works by Chinese contemporary artists have been removed from an exhibition at Hong Kong’s M+ museum that showcases the collection donated by Swiss mega-collector Uli Sigg. The removal was discovered when the museum reopened today after a prolonged period of pandemic-related closures. The three works were Wang Xingwei’s […]

At Ukraine’s largest art museum, a race to protect heritage

By BERNAT ARMANGUÉ March 6, 2022 GMT LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The director of Ukraine’s largest art museum walked its hallways, supervising as staff packed away its collections to protect their national heritage in case the Russian invasion advances west. In one partially empty gallery of the Andrey Sheptytsky […]