Clooney's actors shine in The Monuments Men, and that's almost enough.
I've got a call out to Robert Edsel -- founder of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, which honors those who've spent decades scouring the globe for art stolen by Hitler and the Nazis -- about news that hit The Los Angeles Times yesterday: George Clooney told the paper he's ... More >>
Bartolome Esteban Murillo's Saint JustaA Friend of Unfair Park alerts us to the news that Robert Edsel -- founder of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, which scours the globe for the millions of pieces of art stolen by Hitler and the Nazis -- found two such items on the cam ... More >>
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo's Saint Rufina, one of two pieces of artwork in the Meadows Museum stolen by the Nazis in 1941So, I just spoke with Robert Edsel concerning those two paintings at the SMU Meadows Museum his Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art publicly identified as havi ... More >>
Robert M. Edsel Dallas' Robert Edsel, now famous for paying homage to the folks who tracked down millions of artistic and cultural art items stolen by Hitler and the Nazis, is profiled this morning in The Wall Street Journal -- though I almost stopped reading right about here: "In a trice he's yarni ... More >>
Robert M. Edsel Robert Edsel sent us a nice note over the weekend, after we posted this item concerning his donating to the National Archives two albums of photographs documenting the art looted by the Nazis in France during World War II. At the end, he wrote, "They'll be more news this week. Stay t ... More >>
One of the two so-called "Hitler Albums" Robert Edsel donated to the National Archives yesterday. Dallas' Robert M. Edsel -- St. Mark's and SMU grad, collegiate tennis star, oil man, writer, filmmaker and all-around busy, busy man -- was in Washington, D.C., yesterday to make a significant presentat ... More >>
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