1998 in art

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List of years in art (table)

Events[edit]

  • April – Fans of Newcastle United F.C. decorate the newly erected Angel of the North sculpture with a giant replica of Alan Shearer's no. 9 shirt. Police remove the shirt after about twenty minutes.
  • 3 December – 44 governments participating in the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets approve the Washington Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art, requiring efforts to be made to restore looted art to its original owners or their heirs.[1]

Exhibitions[edit]

Awards[edit]

Artworks[edit]

February 16 – Angel of the North unveiled

Publications[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Conference Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art". London: Commission for Looted Art in Europe. 1998. Retrieved 2014-04-07.