This is a very interesting play about a Dutch art forger and the Nazis at the end of WWII. I will be a part of a panel discussing Nazi art interests in The Netherlands after the 2pm performance on March 25th.
Source: THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE – New Repertory Theatre | New Repertory Theatre
Come to the JCC in Marblehead on Tues Feb 14 th at 7pm to hear about an exciting new production of “A Picasso” by Mugford Street Players. John Fogle will talk about the importance of art during times of political turmoil and I will follow with a short presentation on cultural policy during the Third Reich.
From worried parents to policemen with built-in ‘Satan detectors’, underground comics have never lacked enemies. And for 30 years Neil Gaiman and his friends have fought back in the name of free speech
Source: ‘Draw and you’ll go to jail’: the fight to save comics from the censor | Books | The Guardian
Some courts say too much time has passed for descendants to get back the masterpieces the Nazis stole. Families say no—and Congress is stepping in.
Source: Will Victims of Nazi Art Thieves Finally Get Justice? – The Daily Beast
It may be worth $500 million, but the whereabouts of the King of Prussia’s ‘Amber Room,’ bedecked in floor-to-ceiling amber and gold, have remained a mystery since Nazis looted it.
Source: The Mystery of the Nazis and the Vanishing ‘Amber Room’ – The Daily Beast
The Nazis stole Simon Goodman’s family’s art collection. He has made it his mission to recover as much of it as he can.
Source: My Hunt For The Art Collection Stolen By Nazis From My Family – The Daily Beast