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Kwame Opoku, Dr.: 234 Publications

 Photo: c. Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe,Hamburg. Relief panel with a battle scene, Benin, Nigeria, now in Museum für Kunst and Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany.

Obviously Looted: Benin Bronzes In Museum Of Arts And Crafts, Hamburg, Germany

Mar 17, 2018

Hamburg was the place where the first Benin bronzes arrived towards the end of the 19th century and Hamb ...

Mar 12, 2018

Below is a powerful press release from the German NGO, Berlin Postkolonial, the organization at the forefront of efforts ...

Mar 6, 2018

Following our recent article on the coming auction of a Benin commemorative head in W uuml;rzburg, Germany, we have rece ...

Feb 24, 2018

lsquo;These Benin works stand among the highest heights of European casting. Benvenuto Cell could not have made a be ...

Feb 20, 2018

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

Feb 5, 2018

We reproduce below an article from The Guardian concerning discussions of the Dutch colonial past prompted by the ...

Jan 30, 2018

We are certainly nowhere near the end of the surprises of the cruel German rule in Namibia and the final return of the h ...

Jan 24, 2018

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

Jan 15, 2018

If events continue at this rate and in this manner, I could become a firm believer in miracles, by the end of the year. ...

Dec 31, 2017

lsquo;It is indeed unfortunate that so much Nok material has been looted over time to supply the international marke ...

Dec 21, 2017

ldquo;It is especially difficult to procure an object without at least employing some force. I believe that half of ...

Dec 10, 2017

hellip; our research methods resemble the interrogations of an investigating magistrate much more than amicable con ...

Nov 27, 2017

lsquo;We are pleased to participate in this exhibition. It links us, nostalgically, with our past. As you put thi ...

Author: Kwame Opoku, Dr.
Publications: 234 opinions
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