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Nazi Art Theft

Ignore the Critics! Woman in Gold Shines Brightly

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

The critics seem to have had an agenda because their reviews reek of disappointment. I went with curiosity, but I honestly did not expect to be moved, having seen dozens of movies and documentaries about the Holocaust and read hundreds of books about it.

The Case of the Stolen Paintings

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.12.2015 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

François Margolin's new film, L'Antiquaire (which might be called 'The Art Dealer' if and when it is released in the English-speaking world), is fiction. But it is also a meditation on one of the great French scandals of the last 65 years: the dispossession of Jewish art collectors during the Second World War.

Legal Battle Over Nazi-Seized Masterpiece Worth $20 Million Is Revived

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 12.10.2013 | Arts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday resurrected a Jewish family's long legal battle to regain ownership of a $20 million masterpi...

Heirs Demand Return of Gustav Klimt Beethoven Frieze

Anne-Marie O'Connor | Posted 12.25.2013 | Arts
Anne-Marie O'Connor

Before the war, Erich Lederer was a charming Vienna ladies man, a pillar of bohemian society who angled to meet Josephine Baker as Austrian church leaders were deeming her unfit for polite company--and told his family they had an unforgettable romance.

A 'Significant Discovery' In Hitler Art Theft Case

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home

DALLAS — Among the items U.S. soldiers seized from Adolf Hitler's Bavarian Alps hideaway in the closing days of World War II were albums meticul...