31 January 2017

Holocaust Memorial Foundation UK Announce Shortlist Of Top Artists And Architects

Top artists including Anish Kapoor, Rachel Whiteread and Ron Arad have been shortlisted for the newly commissioned London Holocaust memorial. Envisaged as a place for everyone to come to remember the Holocaust, as well as a focal point for annual national commemorations, the Memorial will affirm the United Kingdom’s commitment to stand up against prejudice and hatred.

31 October 2014

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Polish Museum Celebrates A Millennia Of Jewish History

The Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews, a new museum dedicated to the history of Jews in Poland, was once Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto has opened this week. The institution examines the history of Jewish culture that thrived in Poland for a millennia until Nazi occupation. The museum’s name is taken from the Hebrew […]

19 March 2012

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Artwork Stolen By Nazis Returned To Family In Landmark Ruling

4,259 art posters finally to be returned to owner’s family after they were forcefully seized by the Nazis The collection of artworks owned by Jewish dentist Hans Sachs was taken by the Gestapo in 1938. The original collection included works by Jules Cheret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Ludwig Hohlwein, and totalled 12,500 posters – the largest […]

13 February 2012

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German Museum Denies Heir Art Collection Stolen By Nazis

The German Historical Museum is resisting legal pressure to return 4,259 posters to Peter Sachs, the rightful heir of German Jewish art collector Hans Sachs, whose collection was forcefully seized by the Nazis Hans Sachs’ original collection had included works by Jules Cheret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Ludwig Hohlwein, and totalled 12,500 posters – the largest assembly […]