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Collector Mulls Restitution Over Nazi-Looted Art Trove

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

BERLIN (AP) — A lawyer for the reclusive collector of a massive trove of art found in Germany said Monday that he is considering claims for the rest...

The Monuments Men

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The story of the "Monuments Men" is fascinating and truly deserving of the attention it will garner through this film. Irene Rawlings calls it "the greatest treasure hunt in history."

Artists Respond: Can a Nazi Painting Be Seen With Fresh Eyes?

John Seed | Posted 03.12.2014 | Arts
John Seed

For a variety of reasons -- including the fact that I am very interested in the damaged status of representational painting after World War II -- I posted the image on my Facebook status and asked a question: Can a painting so tainted by history ever be seen with fresh eyes again?

The Triumph of Art and the Triumph of Souls

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Authorities in Germany have found a huge cache of artwork that was originally plundered by the Nazis. These paintings, with their enduring beauty, have survived. It's an inspiring story, similar to the Jewish people.

Reading the Pictures: Fact is, We Can't Get Enough of Hitler

Michael Shaw | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2013-11-08-michaelshawhitler118.jpg The photos and scholarship surrounding Hitler's touring the 1938 Nazi Art Exhibition (and every one from 1937 through 1944) isn't exactly unknown. But that's the point. Apparently, we can't get enough of Hitler.

Dutch Museums Identify 139 Likely Nazi Looted Artworks

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

AMSTERDAM -- AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch museums have identified 139 pieces of art, including dozens of paintings — one by Matisse and many by Dutch pa...

Nazi Looted Artwork Returned

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

PARIS — Tom Selldorff was 6 years old when he saw his grandfather's prized art collection for the last time in 1930s Vienna, before it fell into...

Rare Posters Seized By Nazis Make Big Money In NYC

AP | Posted 01.24.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A poster collection seized from a Jewish collector by the Nazis and only returned to his descendants in recent years has brought in approx...

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...