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The Week in Art

UK culture war: how should museums confront colonialism?

Plus, craft and American identity and critic Michael Peppiatt on Frank Auerbach

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Restitution

Israel steps up hunt for Nazi-looted art

Museums under pressure to research collections for Holocaust victims’ assets

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Art market

Sotheby’s announces auction of Chinese art just two days after museum display

The Estella collection will be sold in Hong Kong this month following exhibitions at leading institutions

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Forgeries

Five men charged in Jerusalem forgery case

They stand accused of faking an inscription on an antiquity for financial gain

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Exhibitions

An exhibition at the Israel museum is the last chance to see objects excavated from the Sinai before their return to Egypt

Archaeology bows to the peace process