Munich Art Hoard

When Cornelius Gurlitt's trove became public in November 2013, it caused a worldwide media sensation. Catherine Hickley has delved into archives and conducted dozens of interviews to uncover the story behind the headlines.

Munich Art Hoard

More Books:

Munich Art Hoard
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Catherine Hickley
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-12 - Publisher: Thames & Hudson

In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to an elderly recluse, German customs authorities seized an astonishing hoard of more than 1,400 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. When Cornelius Gurlitt's trove became public in November 2013, it caused a worldwide media sensation. Catherine Hickley has delved into archives and
Hitler's Last Hostages
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Mary M. Lane
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-10 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day. Nazism ascended by brute force and by cultural tyranny. Weimar Germany was a society in turmoil, and Hitler's rise was achieved
Propaganda and Conflict
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Ulf Schmidt, Stefan Goebel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Propaganda has always played a key role in shaping attitudes during periods of conflict and the academic study of propaganda, commencing in earnest in 1915, has never really left us. We continue to want to understand propaganda's inner-workings and, in doing so, to control and confine its influence. We remain
The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime
Language: en
Pages: 909
Authors: Saskia Hufnagel, Duncan Chappell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: Springer

This handbook showcases studies on art theft, fraud and forgeries, cultural heritage offences and related legal and ethical challenges. It has been authored by prominent scholars, practitioners and journalists in the field and includes both overviews of particular art crime issues as well as regional and national case studies. It
The UNESCO Courier, October-December 2020
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: UNESCO
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-01 - Publisher: United Nations

In spring 2020, the health crisis linked to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic brought the whole world to a standstill. But the illicit trafficking of cultural property has not stopped. On the contrary. Traffickers of cultural goods have taken advantage of reduced security at archaeological sites and museums to engage in