Sunday, February 14, 2010

The Guardian: Art Destroyed in Haiti Earthquake

Haiti Earthquake: The earthquake that killed so many also demolished the island's galleries and destroyed thousands of paintings, The Guardian, February 13, 2010 Number 18 Rue Bouvreuil was once a mecca for lovers of Haitian art. Outside the Musee Galerie d'Art Nader, perched on a hillside overlooking Port-au-Prince, a sign greeted visitors. "On top of the town, top in the arts," it boasted. Inside, the walls were plastered with thousands of paintings recording nearly a century of Haitian history. More...

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