The figures brought over in 1771 are the first documented works of Oceanic art – and now on display where they were made
The perceived role of museums in society has grown enormously in recent years – but how far does that reflect what they actually are?
This book is inevitably partial, but offers the best single account to date of repatriation claims in the US
An upcoming exhibition on the art of Fiji should make us rethink the relationship between culture and context
Ethnographic collections need to be living collections, representative of cultural diversity and mindful of traditions