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The Field Report: Week of July 25, 2014

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:56:58

On this week’s Field Report: 1.) It’s the case of the “Parrot Lady“. India is currently trying to figure out how this voluptuous statue ended up continents away (The Economist) 2.) A 54-foot-tall duck sculpture has vanished following flooding in China’s Guiyang city (Blouin) 3.) South Korea and the U.S. agree on cooperation in return of [...]Read More



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The Monuments Men were a group of men and women from thirteen nations, most of whom volunteered for service in the newly created Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section, or MFAA. Most had expertise as museum directors, curators, art scholars and educators, artists, architects, and archivists. Their job description was simple: to save as much of the culture of Europe as they could during combat.

These men not only had the vision to understand the grave threat to the greatest cultural and artistic achievements of civilization, but then joined the front lines to do something about it.