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This beautiful painting is The Tower of Babel by the Netherlandish Renaissance painter and printmaker, … 14 more words

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Night train to Vienna

Does that title conjure up images of The Third Man: Harry Lime and Holly Martins with the lovely Anna prowling about post-WWII Vienna, chasing through dark streets, sewers, and buildings reduced to rubble? 983 more words


JUNE 1ST 2016

On June 1st 2016 the globe will celebrate the first Ban Museums DAY. A single day when patrons will refrain from attending museums to spread AWARENESS in the returning of artifacts to their original homelands. 316 more words

Musuem Vienna

When in Vienna, one gets the overwhelming sense that museums are how weekends and indeed evenings are spent. Pick a topic then look up the alphabetical index and there is bound to be a museum on it. 685 more words

The Great Museum: A Great Documentary

A warning to all readers: if you find the act of going to a museum to be boring, then DO NOT watch this film.  This film, a documentary about the daily workings and inner life of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, is like a backstage pass to the daily life of a museum, and it quietly mesmerizes. 224 more words

Row erupts over £50m Bruegel painting in Nazi looted art claim

Following the alleged discovery of a Nazi treasure train in August, Poland has made headlines once again with claims that a Renaissance masterpiece was looted from Krakow during the 1939 occupation. 379 more words

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