Social Media für Kultur-Unternehmen?

Social Media for Cultural Enterprises

With the slogan of “Museum 2.0”, the topic of social media has arrived in the field of culture enterprises. That makes sense, because of course museums and Co. have a lot to show which is helpful with the visual oriented […]

Walter Farmer with the bust of Nefertiti

Monuments Men – Protection of artworks during wartime

As “art historians in uniform”, the so-called Monuments Men were concerned with the protection of cultural objects during the Second World War. Starting point of this military unit was a civilian initiative to protect the cultural heritage of the art […]

Rose Valland – art spy at the Jeu de Paume

Rose Valland was the perfect spy. Her innocence was the best camouflage. When the Germans occupied Paris and the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) moved into his bag-shop in the building of Jeu de Paume, she was already there. The art […]


IFAR announces major enhancemens to its free catalogue raisonnés database

The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR)—the leading organization addressing critical art-world issues regarding attribution, authenticity, and provenance—announced today the launch of new enhancements to its online Catalogues Raisonnés Database. New features and functionality include external links to the complete […]

Marzella: “Brücke”-Expressionism in Stockholm

A subject that was repeatedly painted by the Brücke-artists such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner is the young girl “Marzella”. A version of it is now displayed in the Moderna Museet, Stockholm. The work of an artist who was considered as […]

No lessons learned from the Monuments Men?

At the workshop “Protection of historical cultural values in wartime – Second World War to Syria” I recently met Isber Sabrine (Chair of “Heritage for Peace”), Prof. Paul Harris (Auburn University, Alabama), PD. Dr. Uwe Hunger (FoKos Siegen) und Sascha Krannich […]

Monuments Men honoured

Harry Ettlinger was honored as one of the art experts turned military officers from the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archive section (MFA & A), known as “Monuments Men”. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBxbdNuSyBY?rel=0&showinfo=0]

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