BBC Art Restitution talk - six days to listen. #austria-czech
Celia Male <celiamale@...>
If you would like to hear a talk about art restitution - the current buoyant
art market, the sale of the Vienna Klimts, the withdrawal of the Andrew
Lloyd-Webber Picasso >from auction, the attitude of German Galleries etc with
commentary by our own London-based Austria-Czech Sigger Anne Webber [talking
about the ethics of art restitution] please tune to:
BBC Radio 4 Listen again - go to Friday 24th November. You have till Friday 1st
Dec 2006 to listen.
"..., Berlin Street Scene by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner sold at auction this month
for 21 million pounds. It had been stolen >from its rightful owners - a Jewish
family...... had been on display in a Berlin museum ..... xxx reports on why
the German government has called a crisis meeting to look at how it deals with
art sold by or confiscated >from Jews under the Nazis.
There is often a long gap before you can listen to it. You may get silence and
then the end of our famous Radio Soap "The Archers" first!
Celia Male [U.K.]