German Initiative Forges New Chapter in Nazi Looted Art Restitution
Art / Cultural Heritage

German Initiative Forges New Chapter in Nazi Looted Art Restitution

(March 7, 2017, Berlin, Germany) German academic and cultural institutions announce a unique and exceptional agreement in the creation of the Mosse Art Restitution Initiative (MARI) to collaborate on the search and restitution of over 4,000 Nazi looted art objects that were once owned by Berlin media mogul, philanthropist and art collector, Rudolf Mosse. Mosse’s … Continue reading

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Roboy’s Reflection
Innovation / Science

Roboy’s Reflection

Roboy is a startling reflection of human motion. Unlike mechanized robots of the past, Roboy mimics human interaction, motion and instinctual structural movements. A design that closely mimics the human anatomy, the mechanics represent human muscles while incorporating the flowing nature of human movement through cords that function as tendons. Dr. Rolf Pfeifer, Director of … Continue reading

Contemporary Artist Receives Mubarak Prize for Art Award
Art / Egypt / Switzerland

Contemporary Artist Receives Mubarak Prize for Art Award

Muhammed Taha Hussein: Contemporary Artist Awarded in Egypt The Mubarak Prize for Arts recipient this year is artist professor Muhammad Taha Hussein, a contemporary artist who illustrates the fine balance between modern and tradition. Mr. Hussein is a gentle giant of a man who stands tall in height, with encompassing hands and has a large … Continue reading

Walls Between People
Art / Books / Humanitarian / International / Photography / Switzerland / Travel

Walls Between People

“Walls Between People” is a new exhibit at the Museum of the International Committee of the Red Cross Red Crescent in Geneva, Switzerland from September 2008 to January 2009.  The exhibit is based on the book by Alexandra Novosseloff and Frank Neisse and artistically presented by Robert Ireland. Using military maps, the exhibit illustrates eight … Continue reading