In a complete transformation of our renowned South Asian galleries, one of the world’s most significant collections of art from the vast area stretching from Tibet and Nepal through India and even to Iran, Thailand, and Cambodia will come to life in new and exciting ways. Read more.
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The museum has agreed to give back two plaques in its collection that were taken illegally from Nigeria after 1960. Why now?
With the government waging its ‘culture war’, the independence of national museums is at stake, write Chris Smith and Margot Finn
The Syrian-born, US-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his sculptural dioramas of cities ravaged by war – and offers a message of hope for the future