(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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Creativity: Swiss Artist Anita Peghini-Raber Talks Art & Tango
Swiss artist and gallery owner, Anita Peghini-Raber, shares her views on creativity with one of her favorite paintings, a painting of a couple in a tango embrace. Continue reading
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
Swiss Post: SMS #414 for a Stamp
Innovation happens at the exact point of understanding tradition and letting go of tradition.
Swiss Post, a trend setter for postal services, has launched a pilot-project to offer Swiss customers the opportunity to receive a ‘Stamp’ via a SMS message. Continue reading
The Ancients are Silent Today
Georg Luck, professor of classics at Johns Hopkins University, a great teacher and translator of the ancients has passed today.
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
“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