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Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute

In this Wednesday, July 12, 2017 photo, a pedestrian walks past the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass. BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts museum’s decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it’s ever ethical to sell pieces of the …

Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief

FILE – In this Friday, July 1st, 2016 file photo, a view of the Colosseum after the first stage of the restoration work was completed in Rome. ROME (AP) — The international search for a new director for Rome’s Colosseum will go forward after a legal challenge by the city …

Spring-cleaning India’s most magnificent tent – BBC News

Rajasthan’s Royal Red Tent is as tall as a double-decker bus, made from silk, velvet and gold – and it’s getting its first proper clean in more than three centuries, says Melissa Van Der Klugt. High up on the ramparts of Mehrangarh, in one of Rajasthan’s most famous forts – …