bronwyn mahoney on 8 Sep 2000 14:55:08 -0000

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Re: <nettime> Re: Ars Electronica and its political context

>Tue, 5 Sep 2000 22:31:10 +0100
Robert Adrian wrote:

>As for the Nazi frescos ... its over 60 years since they were painted and
>they are not very good. But they are history and, for better or worse,
>artworks owned by the province of Kaernten. They are also a major
>embarassment, but destroying artworks because of their political content
>sets a bad example ... what to do???
>No easy answers from sanctimonious anglo-saxons please.

A recent article (can't remember from where) reported that the government is 
seeking a museum to take (purchase?) the frescos, so they are not destroyed.
Personally, i think they should be left -- how to discuss history when its 
vestiges are removed?

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