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October 17th, 2013, 11:57
Originally Posted by pibbur who View Post
We want to store all of them in a central location,
Keep away from capital towns - just in case of a war occurring … I always find it sad to see how much was lost in the museums of Berlin during WWII … And I learned that one of van Gogh's sunflower paintings was burned in Japan because of american bombers attacking tbe town … and the painting being too heavy to evacuate quickly (because of its frame, sadly) …

The case of the archive of Cologne should be something you should be aware of as well, imho. It's a sad tale as well.
A look back to it : http://www.spiegel.de/international/…-a-611311.html

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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