for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Gurlitt art hoard

yesterday (monday 24th), 7.43-7.46am, 1.31-1.35pm, and 5.36-5.45pm, on bbc radio 4, and 2.41-2.45pm on bbc world service
today, world at one, and newshour, include …

“The Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland have announced that it will accept a collection of art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt shortly before his death. Gurlitt was the son of Adolf Hitler’s art dealer and the hundreds of paintings and drawings include Nazi-looted art that once belonged to Jewish collectors. Many were feared lost or destroyed before tax investigators uncovered his priceless collection in 2012.”

including interviews with …
chris marinello, director of art recovery international
alan yentob
christoph schäublin of the kunstmuseum bern
gary schneider of the conference on jewish material claims against germany
(if you missed it, available from 1:42:55 to 1:46:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04prcsd, from 0:31:30 to 0:35:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04prhzq, from 0:36:00 to 0:40:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04ps15p, and from 0:36:30 to 0:40:15 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02c3zh5)

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