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Episode 3
Author Barnaby Phillips and Artist Hughie O'Donoghue RA

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Episode Description

01:21 - Journalist and author Barnaby Phillips discusses his new book “Loot: Britain and the Benin Bronzes” which details events in 1897 that led to the British looting of Benin Empire treasures and the complicated status of these objects that have since been distributed worldwide.

33:01 - Artist Hughie O’Donoghue talks about his body of work and his most recent exhibit titled Night Cargo. O’Donoghue, a member of Britain’s Royal Academy, is widely collected by museums in the United Kingdom and Ireland, including the British Museum and the National Gallery, where he previously served as the artist in residence.

66:09 - The week’s top art headlines