254 search results for "ww II"

70.000 quedaron sin techo. Más de 150 muertos tras fuerte sismo en centro de Italia. El imponente castillo del siglo XV que es sede del Museo Nacional de Abruzos, sufrió también daños materiales y tuvo que ser cerrado. Se dispuso una bodega especial para alojar las obras recuperadas en otros edificios y lugares de valor histórico.

70.000 quedaron sin techo Más de 150 muertos tras fuerte sismo en centro de Italia Es uno de los peores terremotos que ha sacudido al país en los últimos diez años y que destruyó casas, edificios y monumentos de la…

Tre mostre per i 40 anni dei "Caschi blu della cultura" (Many of the works recovered by the Carabinieri dei Beni culturali, funded 1969, on display in Florence, Rome and Naples)

di Redazione A Firenze, Roma e Napoli saranno esposte molte delle opere recuperate dai Carabinieri dei Beni culturali, la struttura istituita nel 1969 e che da allora ha salvato dalla criminalità 800mila reperti archeologiche e 15mila opere Era il 23…

Tre mostre per i 40 anni dei "Caschi blu della cultura" (Many of the works recovered by the Carabinieri dei Beni culturali, funded 1969, on display in Florence, Rome and Naples)

di Redazione A Firenze, Roma e Napoli saranno esposte molte delle opere recuperate dai Carabinieri dei Beni culturali, la struttura istituita nel 1969 e che da allora ha salvato dalla criminalità 800mila reperti archeologiche e 15mila opere Era il 23…

Perpetuating the Nazi confiscation

Feb. 28, 2009 MARILYN HENRY , THE JERUSALEM POST Reinhard Heydrich’s name is certain to come up tomorrow at the State Department when the US Office for Holocaust Issues hosts a session to review restitution proposals and grievances concerning unresolved…

Author would solve the Gardner heist

By Rick Koster Published on 2/28/2009 in Home »Features »Features Main Photo: http://www.theday.com/re.aspx?re=108c7d42-6ffb-402d-95ad-b6cd69b9e232 Are they in your neighbor’s garage? Inside the Green Monster at Fenway? Stashed in an IRA fortress as a piece in a long-term political chess game? Well,…

Turist sai Tallinnast võileivahinnaga 6 miljonit krooni maksva ikooni / illicit trade Russian icons in Estonia

Turist sai Tallinnast võileivahinnaga 6 miljonit krooni maksva ikooni Pekka Erelt 150 000 KROONI: 1700. aastast pärinev ikoon kujutas prohvet Taanieli lõvikoopas ja stseeni loomisloost. Pärast pealmise värvikihi eemaldamist paljastus saladus. Vaata kõrvalküljele! (Renate Gerstenlaueri raamatust “Die Rach-Ikone”) Tallinna antiigipoest…

Carabinieri: sequestrati reperti archeologici e opere trafugate. I risultati di tre distinte operazioni condotte a Roma e nel Lazio dal Reparto Operativo Tutela Patrimonio Culturale

a cura di Valentina Braschi, il 18/12/2008 Un’importantissima stipe votiva, sconosciuta agli studiosi; preziose opere antiche rapinate ad un collezionista nel 2007; un mosaico romano in vendita su Internet. Sono questi i tre più importanti recuperi effettuati dal Comando Carabinieri…

Cultura No es fácil detener el robo de tesoros artísticos. En Bogotá se reunieron expertos en la prevención del tráfico ilícito de bienes culturales. Una historia de policías y ladrones de finos gustos.

Ladrones exquisitos Cultura No es fácil detener el robo de tesoros artísticos. En Bogotá se reunieron expertos en la prevención del tráfico ilícito de bienes culturales. Una historia de policías y ladrones de finos gustos. Los libros se perdían como…

insider theft. After 13 years, the Manila Regional Trial Court is set to

  * Bill Reid theft. Gas masks, bear spray, used in Vancouver art heist  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/1e9c46dd8e2d86a8?hl=en * FW: UBC offers reward for stolen artworks, photos  http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/fe1674e5643a3622?hl=en * The latest lecture sponsored by the Court of Appeals is a must for art…

Iraq. The Antiquities Department has acquired 463 artifacts uncovered illegally from ancient sites in the country

* Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures From the National Museum, Kabul” (National Gallery of Art Washington DC)   http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/34441385fea29cba?hl=en * UK. Man sought after rare books taken from the Royal Horticultural Society in London. He is alleged to have held a library card…

WHY DO EUROPEANS, EVEN INTELLECTUALS, HAVE DIFFICULTY IN CONTEMPLATING THE RESTITUTION OF STOLEN AFRICAN CULTURAL OBJECTS? WOLF LEPENIES AND THE ETHNOLOGY MUSEUM, BERLIN.

Universal culture can only be achieved when all cultures are able and free to make their contribution but this cannot be done when the guardians of one culture hijack the masterpieces of another culture. (Picture: Mask pwo or mwana pwo,…

Greece is stepping up the pressure on Britain to return one of the ancient world's most valued treasures: the Elgin Marbles, sculptures removed from the Parthenon in the early 1800s and housed in the British Museum.

Greece to Britain: Hand over artwork By Jeffrey Stinson, USA TODAY LONDON — Greece announced earlier this month that, after years of delays, it would open its new Acropolis Museum in Athens in September. The modern structure would allow it…

stolen Tiepolo painting in the Niedersächsische Landesmuseum, Hannover Germany.

The Regional Court of Hanover (Landgericht Hannover) attests that the Niedersächsische Landesmuseum acquired a Tiepolo painting in good faith despite expert concerns regarding the lawfulness of this acquisition. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ NOT EVERYTHING THAT IS LEGAL IS ETHICAL. NO MUSEUM SHOULD HOLD…

Armed robbers stole works by Cezanne, Degas, Monet and Van Gogh valued at more than $163 million from a Zurich museum, in Switzerland's biggest art heist and the second theft of paintings in the country in less than a week. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation puts losses from art and cultural property crime at $6 billion a year. The biggest U.S. art heist was of some $300 million of Rembrandts and other works stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in 1990, according to the FBI Web site.

Zurich Gang Grabs $163 Million Art Haul From Museum (Update3)By Marc Wolfensberger and Linda Sandler Feb. 11 (Bloomberg) — Three armed robbers wearing ski masks took the impressionist and post-impressionist paintings from the E.G. Buehrle Collection in Zurich’s Eighth District…

The University of Virginia plans to return two ancient Greek sculptures to Italy nearly three decades after tomb raiders looted them from Sicily

University of Virginia to return looted Greek statues to Italy CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (AP) – The acroliths of the Greek goddesses were created about 525 B.C. out of cloth, wood and marble. They have been on display at the university’s art…

Rare Look Inside Baghdad Museum since looters stripped the galleries of some 15,000 Mesopotamian artifacts, and the museum became symbol of the losses of the war

December 12, 2007 By CARA BUCKLEY BAGHDAD — For a few brief hours Tuesday, three dozen spectators — journalists, local politicians and their guards — gathered at the National Museum of Iraq here, their voices echoing through its vast, darkened halls.…

The case for Cyprus; SAFE Interviews Dr. Pavlos Flourentzos, Director of the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus

full text plus photographs: http://www.savingantiquities.org/feature_cyprusinterview.php by JESSICA DIETZLER In light of the recent decision to include ancient coins on the list of import restrictions, Jessica Dietzler conducted the following interview with Dr. Pavlos Flourentzos, Director of the Department of Antiquities…