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Quai Branly president says that the study commissioned by Macron ‘puts historical reparations over museums’s contribution’

As the Easter Islanders demand that the British Museum return their statue, it’s time to reconsider the meaning of ‘global artworks’

By Rafia Zakaria

The French president has acted swiftly following a landmark study on the ownership of African treasures

In further news: Tate remembers London’s forgotten women heroes; Pop artist Mel Ramos dies aged 83

If Macron and his administration do not control the public narrative of Muslims in France, someone else will

By Cody Delistraty

In further news: artist’s plan to rebuild Berlin Wall shut down; and did Caravaggio die of stab wounds or syphilis?

A PR agency darkened white students’s skin and digitally inserted black students into a class trip photo

Does the French president’s project for a more ‘enlightened’ French youth reveal a hidden agenda?

By Cody Delistraty

In further news: artists for Planned Parenthood; US court rules on Nazi-looted Cranachs; Munich’s Haus der Kunst cancels Joan Jonas show

‘Coping as a woman in France is a daily battle: the aggression can be subtle, and you always have to push harder to make yourself heard’

By Sandra Patron

Who is Françoise Nyssen?

By Tom Jeffreys

From the virtues of cannibalism to how to photograph yourself naked: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton