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Passion for trains keeps on running for Valley man

The Vindicator 09 Oct 2021
Staff photo / J.T. Whitehouse Standing at the controls, Bruce Irwin loves to showcase his collection and share ideas and thoughts with other toy train collectors. BERLIN CENTER — Bruce Irwin has long been a toy train fan ... Irwin, now the Rev ... In 1984, Irwin moved back to the area and found their Berlin Center home ... The train had come full circle ... .

True Colors: Amid the Truly Die-Hard Collectors at Art Basel

Vanity Fair 24 Sep 2021
And sure, sometimes a Tolga–party attendee takes the occasional break to sell art—it’s not like deals weren’t getting done in the backyard smoking deck, where the Berlin art-macher Johann König was chatting with artist Austyn Weiner, a prominent Los Angeles collector made the ...

“My guitar playing sails under the radar, and I quite like that”: Public Service Broadcasting’s ... 23 Sep 2021
But for the band’s fourth full-length, Bright Magic, Willgoose’s muse drew him in a different direction – he was going to write an album about Berlin. “I didn’t really know why I wanted to write an album about Berlin,” he admits ... Something about Berlin is just really, really cool ... “I would hate to be called a collector.

CITIZEN COLUMN: My favorite foreign cities, No. 7: Berlin

SCNOW Morning News 22 Sep 2021
By now I have been to Berlin 10 to 15 times ... The Berlin Wall, built by the Russians to keep Germans in East Berlin, fell in 1989 ... The Thirty Years War devastated Berlin ... the Bauhaus, the Musical Instruments, Haus Der Kultrum, KPM, the Berlin State Museums (5), the Collectors Rooms, the Film Museum and the Science Center.

Historian brings to light story of the dressmakers of Auschwitz

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2021
Hunya Volkmann, a seamstress at Auschwitz who survived and later settled in Berlin(Gila Kornfeld-Jacobs) ... There was an order book in the salon that one witness says had the names of the highest Nazis in Berlin in it, so customers from Berlin were ordering their clothes from Auschwitz.
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BMW is partner of the Gallery Weekend *Discoveries. New format to be presented in Berlin from September 16 to 18. (BMW Group Canada Inc)

Public Technologies 08 Sep 2021
Munich/Berlin ... For further information about the participating galleries and the artists, please refer to the website In addition, the website will serve as an ongoing collection of journal entries on collectors, artists and critics over the course of the year and will give continuous insights into Berlin's art scene.

Six Germans charged over spectacular Dresden museum heist

Raw Story 02 Sep 2021
Two among them had previously been convicted for stealing in 2017 a 100-kilogramme (220-pound) gold coin from Berlin's Bode Museum -- another robbery that shook up Germany ... Together with four other suspects, Muhamed Remmo, 31, had dressed up as a trash collector for the heist outside a bank branch in western Berlin's shopping avenue Kurfuerstendamm.

Prized porcelain seized by Nazis goes up for auction

The Jerusalem Post 30 Aug 2021
What happened to their porcelain during this time is unclear, but it's possible they smuggled it from Berlin to the Netherlands with a portion of it falling into the care of another collector, Jewish-German banker Fritz Mannheimer ... “It gives us a window into the lives of these connoisseurs from turn-of-the-century Berlin,” he said ... .

Porcelain seized by Nazis goes up for auction in New York

The Observer 29 Aug 2021
The Oppenheimers, whose wealth was built on Silesian coalmining, had been part of a community of collectors in Berlin who lived in apartments bordering the Tiergarten park ... the Amsterdam branch of the Berlin-based Mendelssohn Bank in 1920, and was an active Nazi opponent.

Exuberant Van Gogh landscape—featuring his beloved olive and cypress trees—could well make $40m at Christie's ...

The Art Newspaper 06 Aug 2021
A quintessential Van Gogh landscape of olive trees and cypresses set under a mid-day sun is to be auctioned at Christie’s, New York on 1 November ... Vincent returned to work with a renewed vigour ... Wooden Cabins among the Olive Trees and Cypresses remained with Theo’s widow Jo Bonger until 1910, when it was sold via a gallery to a Berlin collector ... .

Byron Berline, legendary Oklahoma fiddle player, dead at 77

The Oklahoman 11 Jul 2021
Byron Berline, the legendary fiddler player, owner of Guthrie’s Double Stop Fiddle Shop and beloved member of the bluegrass community whose life in music once led him to a recording session with The Rolling Stones, died this weekend ... Berline was drafted into the U.S ... Berline's father had been a fiddle collector for many years.

France returns Pechstein painting looted in occupied Paris to heirs of Hugo Simon, a banker ...

The Art Newspaper 02 Jul 2021
The French government yesterday returned a painting by Max Pechstein to the heirs of Hugo Simon, a Jewish banker and art collector who fled Berlin for France weeks after the Nazis came to power in 1933 and later emigrated to Brazil ... Cardoso, an art historian based in Berlin.

Ageing plastic from Communist East Germany comes under the microscope in Getty research project

The Art Newspaper 02 Jul 2021
“The goal is to put together a manual for museums and collectors to help them identify different materials and learn how they age, ideally with notes on how to treat them,” he says ... The latter’s collection of Cold War artefacts was assembled by private collectors to preserve the legacy of the Soviet empire after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 ... .

Rare Rubens drawing bought at small French sale up for auction

The Observer 27 Jun 2021
Only two pages were thought to have survived, treasures of collections in London and Berlin ... is in the collection of the Berlin Museum of Prints and Drawings. Rubinstein said the buyer was a collector “who thought ‘that looks quite a lot by Rubens’, so I can’t take the credit.”.

CNN jumps on the NFT bandwagon by selling off news coverage of historic events to ‘collectors’

The Daily Mail 17 Jun 2021
CNN is jumping on the NFT bandwagon and will be selling off news coverage of historic events to collectors, the news network announced on Wednesday ... CNN is jumping on the NFT bandwagon and will be selling off news coverage of historic events to collectors, the news network announced on Wednesday.