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The Ethiopian government appears to be hardening its position, and is now pressing for full restitution of artefacts seized by the British at the battle of Maqdala in 1868—not long-term loans. At the opening of the Victoria and Albert Museum's (V&A) display on 5 April its director, Tristram Hunt, made a clear ...
George Osborne, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, takes Tristram Hunt to task today in the Evening Standard newspaper (Osborne edits the publication incidentally). Hunt, the director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, has been very vocal recently about starting a dialogue on looted Ethiopian ...

'There is a wealth of creativity to explore, from the craft of the studios to the innovation of the audience as players,' explains V&A director Tristram Hunt, who considers video game design as 'one of the most important design disciplines of our time.' The V&A exhibition will focus on video game design from ...
Framed by the V&A as the world's first exhibition to fully explore the social and cultural impact of video games, the show will look at the ways contemporary designers, critics and players are shaping the field. V&A director Tristram Hunt – the former Labour shadow education secretary – lauded the field as one of the most ...
In an interview with the UK's Guardian newspaper, V&A director said the museum would consider loaning the treasures back to Ethiopia. "The speediest way, if Ethiopia wanted to have these items on display, is a long-term loan … that would be the easiest way to manage it," Tristram Hunt said. But many in ...
The director of London's Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), Tristram Hunt, made waves this week when he announced that he would be willing to lend Ethiopian treasures back to the country from which the British army looted them after the bloody battle of Maqdala in 1868. The controversial artifacts ...

I am writing to take issue with the views of the V&A director, Tristram Hunt, as quoted by Mark Brown in his article concerning Ethiopian artefacts held by the museum (Ethiopian treasures could be on their way home after V&A offers long-term loan, 4 April). Among the reasons given by Mr Hunt for not ...
President Macron of France is being simplistic with his drive to return all museum objects looted from Africa, the head of the Victoria and Albert Museum has said. Tristram Hunt said that Mr Macron was wrong to adopt a “guilty all” approach to the restitution of controversial artefacts and that there were ...
But in the run-up to a Maqdala display opening this week at the V&A, a compromise has been offered by the museum's director, Tristram Hunt, who said: “The speediest way, if Ethiopia wanted to have these items on display, is a long-term loan … that would be the easiest way to manage it.” The offer is ...
Speaking ahead of the show's opening on Thursday, the museum's director, Tristram Hunt, told the Art Newspaper he would “stand ready to assist” should Ethiopia wish to consider a long-term loan of the items. “The speediest way, if Ethiopia wanted to have these items on display, is a long-term loan … that ...
“They would be sent to Ethiopia on long-term loan, so ownership would remain with the museum,” the publication stated quoting V&A's director Tristram Hunt. “This offer is likely to put pressure on other UK institutions that hold seized Ethiopian material, including the British Museum and the British Library.”.
The Victoria and Albert Museum is offering to return Ethiopian treasures that were looted by British troops at the battle of Maqdala in 1868. They would be sent to Ethiopia on long-term loan, so ownership would remain with the museum. This offer is likely to put pressure on other UK institutions that hold ...
THREE places in the region have made the top ten of a list of spiritual locations that represent English national identity. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Fountains Abbey at Ripon and Lady's Well, near Holystone, in Northumberland are among the places chosen by Reverend David Ison, Dean of St Paul's ...
Plus, locals are skeptical about the Obama Presidential Center and a Lee Ufan sculpture is vandalized by a K-pop fan. artnet News, March 27, 2018. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the newly created underground Sainsbury gallery of the V&A museum with the museums director Tristram Hunt and architect Amanda ...
"From its foundation by Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, the V&A has enjoyed a proud history of royal support," the museum's director, Tristram Hunt, said as the announcement was made this afternoon. "We are delighted that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has agreed to serve as Royal ...
Tristram Hunt has told school pupils the best way to future-proof their careers against the march of the robots is to look for ways of developing their creativity. The director of the Victoria and Albert Museum said there has “never been a better moment” for students to think about art and design as they prepare ...
An incoming Labour Government would reintroduce strong local oversight of schools, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has confirmed. Speaking today at the publication of former home and education secretary David Blunkett's report into raising school standards, Mr Hunt claimed as a result of the Coalition's ...

At the Venice Biennale in 1976, the Smithsons displayed a billboard-size photograph of Robin Hood Gardens under construction. V&A director Tristram Hunt said this year's exhibition 'asks the questions that confront so many modern cities about the future of social housing'. Curators of the 2018 Pavillion of ...
Ethiopia has repeatedly asked for the return of the treasures, but the pleas have gone unanswered. The V&A's new director, Tristram Hunt, has decided to “shine a light on this collection's controversial history” and reopen the debate by putting 20 objects on show to mark the 150th anniversary of the battle.
Tristram Hunt, director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, which lends to more venues than any other institution, said that if security, lighting and humidity controls were in place they would consider loan requests from, for example, shopping centres. Alistair Brown, policy officer at the Museums Association, ...
Powell's decision stands in stark contrast to some Labour figures in previous years – with Tristram Hunt widely condemned for crossing picket lines in 2014 to give a lecture on…socialism. Staff were taking action against real-terms pay cuts at the time. UPDATE: A spokesperson for the University of ...
Tristram Hunt canvassing in Stoke-on-Trent in 2010. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. Nonetheless, I ask, would it not have been more honourable, if he wanted a career in museums rather than simply to progress his career, to have used his skills at a regional institution? Particularly given his ...
On the gently lapping shores of the Persian Gulf, in the steely shadow of the Burj Khalifa, I bump into former chief inspector of schools Sir Michael Wilshaw: I in my dishevelled blue trunks, he in his well-fitted white T-shirt (always strong on uniforms). We are guests of the Varkey Foundation's global summit ...
They lack even the hinterland of the eloquent historian Tristram Hunt, who could become head of a museum. They are flattered by a centrist commentariat, many of whom have been close associates of the New Labour contingent since the 1990s. Ideologically repelled by some Labour pledges, fearful of the ...


 

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