Collector Egidio Marzona Buys Castle in Naumburg to Create Design Academy

November 12th, 2019

Art collector Egidio Marzona has purchased an abandoned castle, formerly the home of a Nazi propagandist and designer, near the German city of Naumburg to host a design academy. “In this place where we will remember the darkest chapter of our history, we will push back against pressure from the right and populism,” says Arne Cornelius Wasmuth, who will oversee the project. “This ‘uncomfortable monument’ should become a centre for free exchange and an international, liberal breeding-ground for innovative ideas.”

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