28 September 2014

PAD, London, 13-19 October 2014: Dr Christopher Dresser

Dr Christopher Dresser: a pioneer of modern design Writing in 1937, Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-83) noted that ‘While engaged in research on the origins of the Modern Movement quite by chance [he] came across the name and two isolated examples of…

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21 September 2014

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg: Raubkunst?

main Museum Kunst Gewerbe

Looted art (raubkunst) has been a more evident feature on museums’ agendas, across the world, since an appropriate approach to art spoliated during the Nazi era (1933-45) was enshrined in the Washington Agreement (1998). In brief, museum directors concluded that…

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