An Austrian art gallery has announced plans to auction a valuable Egon Schiele work in order to settle its debt from a lengthy legal battle over another of the artist's works which was looted from its Jewish owner by the Nazis.
Geoffrey Alderman has been elected a Life Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts
The academic and writer Geoffrey Alderman has been elected a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).
Professor Alderman, who lectures on history and politics at the University of Buckingham, first became an RSA fellow in 1991, when he joined the ranks of people ranging from Karl Marx to Nelson Mandela.
Visitors to his Jerusalem Windows cannot fail to be struck by the beauty and vibrancy of Jewish artist Marc Chagall’s designs, each featuring one featuring a different tribe of Israel. Bur the Russian born artist, who was 97 when he died, had a legacy that extended far beyond the Hadassah hospital in Israel.
Leading Israeli choreographers Ido Tadmor has devised a dance in tribute to the lowest place on earth, as part of Israel's camapign for the Dead Sea to be named a new wonder of the world in a global contest.