Thursday, May 30, 2024

Tag: Sotheby’s

The idol of Tirumankai Alvar stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu has been found in a British Museum. The idol was bought by the museum from the infamous auction house Sotheby's involved in the smuggling and selling of...
In 1856 as India or Hindustan or Bharat (whatever you wish to call) was about to burst into flames against the oppression of the English East India Company, one Indian Prince was on the verge of creating history in...
A sandstone Duryodhana statue smuggler Douglas Latchford, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities who falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art market has been charged with trafficking artifacts. Investigators have charged Douglas...
The old order of the world is being disrupted - with all its systems and structures being shaken to the foundations. Built on the exploitation and annihilation of native cultures, this destruction is being projected as a heroic struggle...