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Museum directors

Lacma has put its director’s spacious $6.57m home on the market

A more modest Los Angeles dwelling seems to be lined up for Michael Govan

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Restitution

Claimant severs his ties with London-based restitution commission

Organisation had insisted he demand return of drawings held by the British Museum, but he wanted financial compensation

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Iran

Victims of Hamas suicide bombers demand Iranian antiquities from US museums in compensation for injuries

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem which killed five and injured hundreds were executed with funding from Iran—say plaintiffs in several lawsuits

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Nazi loot

$6.5 million settlement to heir for stolen Picasso

Chicago collector agrees to pay claimant to gain title to the work

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Law

French government to compensate citizens for land lost after discovery of Chauvet caves

$12 million pay out to the three families

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Nazi loot

Fair play, not the letter of the law for Tate restitution case

The panel finds Tate has legal title to a war-loot picture but agrees that the claimants should be compensated on ethical grounds