In its application, the group denounced several MoMA board members for their connections to “gentrification and displacement,” “extractivism and environmental degradation,” and more.
The nonprofit is encouraging nominations that intersect with three major risk factors: climate change, underrepresented heritage, and imbalanced tourism.
The World Monuments Fund is urging the Indian Institute of Management to reconsider destroying architect Louis Kahn’s historic campus.
The World Monuments Watch includes 25 at-risk sites facing encroaching urbanization, political turmoil, natural disaster, and violent conflicts.
The World Monuments Fund announced the 2018 World Monuments Watch, listing 25 sites, from the hurricane-hit Caribbean to modernist architecture in India.
When China’s last emperor departed Beijing’s Forbidden City in 1924, the imperial palace was shuttered, and along with it, an 18th-century garden.
The World Monuments Fund has announced 50 sites around the globe that are in danger of disappearing due to development, war, neglect, natural disaster, or deliberate destruction.
The sprawling 19th-century cemeteries whose monuments and mausoleums dot the United States are often short on hands to preserve their heritage.
Cultural heritage management tends to suffer from limited funding and resources, which can make a crisis — whether natural disaster, pipeline construction, or war — that much more catastrophic for assessing what’s in need of protection.
LOS ANGELES — One of the loveliest sites on the web belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, a database of all of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites, from famous locales like Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to the lesser-known underground river of Puerto-Princesa, Philippines.
Yesterday, the World Monuments Fund announced their 2014 World Monuments Watch, launching a two-year advocacy for 67 sites in 41 countries.
At an event last week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) officially released The Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk, which outlines the categories of cultural goods most vulnerable to illicit trade during the Syrian war.