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Columnist: KWAME OPOKU, DR.

Commemorative head of an Oba, Benin, Nigeria, now in Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA.

Is The Museum Of Fine Arts Boston Serious About The Restitution Of Looted African Artefacts?

Dec 24, 2021 | Feature Article

Truth must be repeated constantly because error is being repeatedly preached round about all the time, and not ju ...

Dec 7, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;One of the most noble incarnations of a people rsquo;s genius is its cultural heritage, built up over the ...

Sep 27, 2021 | Feature Article

We reproduce here below a press release from Postkolonial Berlin protesting against the opening of the Humboldt Foru ...

Sep 20, 2021 | Feature Article

As for the ownership status of the works, who does not know that Benin is the true owner despite the semantics an ...

Jul 8, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo; lsquo;It would not have been right to have retained an item of such great cultural importance that was ac ...

Jun 11, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;Although the existing legal framework is not favourable to the original owners of the objects in colonial ...

May 31, 2021 | Feature Article

We publish below a press release of the Berlin Postkolonial on the recent agreement between Namibia and Germa ...

May 24, 2021 | Feature Article

I decided not to comment on International Museum Day, which offers an annual occasion to reflect on the museums, the ...

May 5, 2021 | Feature Article

We are facing the historical and moral responsibility to bring Germany 39;s colonial past to light and to come ...

Apr 23, 2021 | Feature Article

The central issue can be ascribed to the fact that most of these Europeans intended, consciously or unconsciousl ...

Apr 16, 2021 | Feature Article

rsquo;African art, like any great art, some would say, in any case more than any other, and for a long time if n ...

Apr 4, 2021 | Feature Article

It has been widely reported that Germany intends to restitute looted Benin artefacts that it acquired from the Briti ...

Mar 14, 2021 | Feature Article

ldquo;The restitution of those cultural objects which our museums and collections, directly or indirectly, posse ...

Feb 8, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;And the museums of which M. Caillois is so proud, not for one minute does it cross his mind that, all thin ...

Jan 13, 2021 | Feature Article

lsquo;I cannot accept that a large part of cultural heritage from several African countries is in France. There ...

Dec 31, 2020 | Feature Article

I was moved to silent melancholy at the thought that this assembly of degenerate and feeble-minded posterity sho ...

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