25 January 2013

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Nazi Era Art Auction and Dealers Records Go Public

Now there is no place to hide from the grip of Nazi restitution! The Getty Research Institute has announced the addition of approximately 250,000 art sale records from more than 2,000 German auction catalogs dating from 1930–1945 to its free online art historical research resources. These art sale records are part of the Getty Provenance […]

29 March 2012

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Museum Clings Onto ‘Degenerate’ Klee Artwork Stolen By Nazis

Munich museum refuses to return Paul Klee painting, seized from family by Nazis to be displayed in 1937 ‘degenerate art’ exhibition The descendents of a German art historian have filed a legal claim against the city of Munich demanding the return of a Paul Klee painting that was apparently stolen from their family by the […]

28 February 2012

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Discovery Of Adolf Hitler Lost Art Collection

Seven paintings once owned by Nazi German dictator Adolf Hitler have been discovered by Czech scholar in a Czech monastery These seven works form part of an art collection previously believed to be lost. Jiri Kuchar, who has written two books on Hitler’s art collection and discovered the collection in the course of his research, […]

13 February 2012

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German Museum Denies Heir Art Collection Stolen By Nazis

The German Historical Museum is resisting legal pressure to return 4,259 posters to Peter Sachs, the rightful heir of German Jewish art collector Hans Sachs, whose collection was forcefully seized by the Nazis Hans Sachs’ original collection had included works by Jules Cheret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Ludwig Hohlwein, and totalled 12,500 posters – the largest assembly […]

9 December 2011

Anselm Kiefer Does His Magic at White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey stages UK’s largest ever Anselm Kiefer exhibition to great effect Almost three years after his last show at White Cube, and the legendary sculpture/painter Anselm Kiefer is back – and back with a vengeance. Sprawling across 11,000 sq ft of crisp white gallery space, ‘Il Mistero delle Cattedrali’ is the largest ever […]