The Art World http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22964/all en Nigeria to the world: Give us our art back! http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/nigeria/130102/nigeria-benin-colonialism-stolen-art-boston-museum-fine-arts <p>BENIN CITY, Nigeria &mdash; In this city, statues adorn the streets and there&rsquo;s an art museum in the town square.&nbsp;It is the heart of Nigeria&rsquo;s art world. But officials say millions of dollars worth of Benin art remains in Europe and the United States, stolen more than a century ago by British colonials. And the people of Benin want it back.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/nigeria/130102/nigeria-benin-colonialism-stolen-art-boston-museum-fine-arts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Art World Entertainment Diplomacy Culture & Lifestyle Nigeria United Kingdom Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:13:00 +0000 Heather Murdock 5730909 at http://www.globalpost.com