Tag: Benin Bronze


Germany to return stolen Benin Bronzes

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock will hand back 20 stolen Benin bronzes when she travels to Nigeria next week, her spokesman said Friday, as...

Germany signs deal to return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

Germany signed an agreement on Friday to begin sending hundreds of Benin bronzes back to the Federal Government, in what is the biggest effort...

Smithsonian to return its collection of Benin Bronzes

As museums everywhere wrestle with what to do about artworks of questionable provenance in their possession, the Smithsonian is leading by example by agreeing...

Nigeria, Germany reach agreement on return of 1,130 Benin bronzes

Nigeria and Germany have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the repatriation of hundreds of Benin bronzes from 2022. Nigeria is expecting about 1,130...

British Museum accepts Nigerian arts gift but keeps looted bronze

A Nigerian artist, Osarobo Zeickner-Okoro, who gifted his own work to the British Museum with the hopes of receiving looted colonial art back from...

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