Wollongong gallery pledges to ‘honestly represent’ benefactor’s Nazi past

Regional NSW council has ruled out selling or breaking up a collection of 100 Australian artworks donated by Bronius ‘Bob’ SredersasGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingWollongong Art Gallery has removed the name of one of its most generous benefactors from its rooms after discovering his history as a Nazi collaborator.But the regional New South Wales council has ruled out selling or breaking up a collection of 100 Australian artworks donated by Bronius “Bob” Sredersas in 1978 that makes up the foundation of the gallery’s holdings. Continue reading...

Wollongong gallery pledges to ‘honestly represent’ benefactor’s Nazi past

Regional NSW council has ruled out selling or breaking up a collection of 100 Australian artworks donated by Bronius ‘Bob’ Sredersas

Wollongong Art Gallery has removed the name of one of its most generous benefactors from its rooms after discovering his history as a Nazi collaborator.

But the regional New South Wales council has ruled out selling or breaking up a collection of 100 Australian artworks donated by Bronius “Bob” Sredersas in 1978 that makes up the foundation of the gallery’s holdings.

Continue reading...