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"I am Greek and I Want to go Home"- A new video produced by The Independent Movement for the Repatriation of Looted Greek Antiquities showing images of Greek art believed to be illegally held hostage by museums around the world. http://www.iamgreek.gr/?lang=EN Join the conversation at: www.savingantiquities.org - www.twitter.com/saveantiquities - www.facebook.com/groups/savingantiquities/

Should art looted by the Nazis be returned to the families of its original owners? Should the Elgin Marbles be returned to the Greeks? What about the Benin Bronzes? Europeans took – by force – thousands of.

Christ's face (close), Deësis mosaic, Hagia Sophia  Undated Byzantine mosaic

/ Seeing and Believing: The Thomas Incident (John / Christ's face (close), Deësis mosaic, Hagia Sophia Undated Byzantine mosaic

St Columba Bidding Farewell to the White Horse - John McKirdy Duncan - The Athenaeum

Bid Live on Lot 173 in the The Winter Paintings Sale Auction from Lyon & Turnbull.

Un des principaux festivals de documentaires, Cinéma du réel, se tient du 24 mars au 2 avril à Paris. Au sein d'une programmation pléthorique, pleins feux sur un film exceptionnel, «Austerlitz» de Sergei Loznitsa.

«Austerlitz», un joyau au festival Cinéma du réel

The Banality of Concentration Camp Tourism - Original Art by Artist

Photo - La vie au Bauhaus (fête du métal)

Hannes Meyer – Swiss architect and second director of the Bauhaus in Dessau from 1928 to He emigrated to the Soviet Union, and subsequently to Mexico City, where he worked as the director of the Instituto del Urbanismo y Planificación.

A painting of the spot where the artist was shot by the Taliban

Just 18 months after his arm was shattered by a Taliban bullet, Graeme Lothian has recovered enough to start painting again and finish his work on British forces fighting in Helmand.

#ElginMarbles collection at the British Museum in London have now gone on  loan for the first time ever - to a Russian Museum

George Clooney may claim otherwise, but this is an age of shared cultural heritage, and the Elgin Marbles should stay at the British Museum, says Mark Hudson

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De suikerindustrie betaalde Amerikaanse wetenschappers in de jaren zestig om de…

I always find it funny when I write about something and suddenly I find other incredible angles of the topic coincidentally pop up in my newsfeed or even conversation. (I also loved reading the gamut of stories and opinions on the board.) Such was the case a couple weeks following my post on free-range kids. […]

How to Raise Creative and Self-Reliant Free-Range Kids

I always find it funny when I write about something and suddenly I find other incredible angles of the topic coincidentally pop up in my newsfeed or even c

A still from Finders Keepers.

Unstealing Treasures: A Reverse Burglary

The American desert was once filled with hidden treasures — Native American baskets, pots — but no longer. Now, a reverse burglary.

Fascinuje mne ten pohled. Příjde mi úplně živý. A přitom jde o tak robustní techniku jako mozaika. Neuvěřitelná práce... dívám se do očí života!

Amazing mosaics dating back years discovered in Turkey just before being lost to flooding.

Ieder jaar reizen er 1,6 miljoen vrijwilligerstoeristen naar verre oorden. Ze gaan niet alleen kijken, ze dragen ook ‘een stukje bij aan de medemens.’ In de film #doinggood volgen we een vrijwilliger die in Zuid-Afrika op een crèche gaat werken. Want doen die mensen echt 'goed,' of is het vooral een industrie?

Ieder jaar reizen er 1,6 miljoen vrijwilligerstoeristen naar verre oorden. Ze gaan niet alleen kijken, ze dragen ook ‘een stukje bij aan de medemens.’ In de film #doinggood volgen we een vrijwilliger die in Zuid-Afrika op een crèche gaat werken. Want doen die mensen echt 'goed,' of is het vooral een industrie?

London is getting giant slides http://ind.pn/1NDnSBv

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Giant slides created by German artist Carsten Holler are to return to London this summer, this time at the Hayward Gallery.

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