Elgin Marbles

Brice Marden’s large-scale painting, Event, is expected to bring in over $30 million when it goes up for auction in May, setting a new record for the artist, and more news from the week.
British Museum director Hartwig Fischer seems to have dashed the hopes of Greeks hoping to reclaim their cultural patrimony in a recent interview. Speaking with Greek newspaper Ta Nea, Fischer…

Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris discuss the history of the Parthenon sculptures and the present day controversy about their ownership.