|Bamiyan after the intentional destruction, in 2005|
- An update nine years after the Bamiyan Buddhas were destroyed.
- Oakland, CA may cut its art budget in half.
- Feds collect more relics stolen in the Four Corners region art theft.
- In an apparent effort to improve its image with Italy, the Getty has named the former American ambassador to Italy to its board of trustees.
- On a positive note from the world of stolen art, the FBI Art Crime Team returned looted art to Peru.
- A new book by Robert K. Wittman alleges that attempts to recover stolen Vermeers were foiled by FBI infighting.
- Some improvement has been shown at Brandeis University, but the Rose Museum is still struggling.
- Fisk University‘s legal struggles continue in an attempt to sell a portion of the Stieglitz/O’Keeffe collection to the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AR.
- The Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts in Kentucky is dangerously close to shutting down.
- A solo traveling exhibition by artist Peju Layiwola centered on the looting of African artifacts in Benin opened on April 8th, 2010.
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