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Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne
Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne

The Elgin Marbles debate and too many stories about art and money, including a $26-million painting by Christopher Wool, expensive art-dealer sushi, black dancers and ballet, plus the gruesome aesthetic possibilities of a Marina Abramovic/Lars Von Trier partnership. It's the Round-Up: — Amal Alamuddin Clooney (aka prominent human rights lawyer married to an actor named George) has waded into the Elgin Marbles debate. She is lending her expertise to Greek authorities regarding the dispute over where the bas relief marble panels removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the early 19th century rightfully belong. The marbles have been in Britain since the early 19th century. ...

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