When Marie Antoinette had a theatre built at Versailles, her play-acting took to a stage of its own – and now this splendid interior has been meticulously restored
Avant-garde as she was, the artist was also deeply influenced by Russian folk traditions and history
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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