Museums take action over works looted from India

26 Feb 2014 8:08 AM | Anonymous

Museums take action over works looted from India

In advance of next week’s trial against Subhash Kapoor, public collections start to deal with the objects they bought through the New York antiquities dealer

Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja), at the National Gallery of Australia

The National Gallery of Australia’s (NGA) bronze sculpture of Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja), a highlight of its Asian art displays, could be returning to India sooner rather than later. An India court has asked for the restitution of the 11th- to 12th-century Chola dynasty statue of the Hindu god, The Australian newspaper reports.

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