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  • Jewish leader warns Swiss museum against accepting German art hoard

    November 3, 2014 | 3:43 pm

    The head of the World Jewish Congress warned a Swiss art museum that it risks an "avalanche" of lawsuits if it accepts the bequest of a collection of artwork amassed by a man who dealt in art for the Nazis.

    The Bern Art Museum discovered in May it had been named sole heir of...

  • German panel says Nazi-looted painting should go to Jewish heirs

    August 19, 2014 | 10:04 am

    Another painting from the collection of the late Cornelius Gurlitt should be returned to the descendants of its previous Jewish owner, a panel of art experts determined.

    The experts, appointed by the German government, said the painting — “Two Riders on the Beach” by Max...

  • Poster collection looted by Nazis to be auctioned

    November 5, 2012 | 10:15 am

    A collection of pre-World War II posters that were returned to the heir of a Jewish dentist who fled the Nazis is going on sale.

    The more than 4,300 posters collected by Hans Sachs and looted by the Nazis will be auctioned at Guernsey's in New York on Jan. 18, though the auction...

  • “Wally” explores dramatic Nazi looted art case

    By  Tom Tugend

    July 22, 2012 | 11:23 pm

    Nearly 70 years after Hitler’s downfall, the legal and political struggles continue to return Nazi-looted art works, dubbed “the last prisoners of war,” to their original Jewish owners.

    The documentary follows the twists and turns, involving a large cast of Austrian and American...

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  • German casino returns Nazi-looted painting

    October 25, 2011 | 11:10 am

    A German casino has returned a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of a German-Jewish art gallery owner.

    The return of “The Masters of the Goldsmith Guild in Amsterdam in 1701” by Dutch portrait painter Juriaen Pool II (1665-1745), took place Tuesday at the Amsterdam Museum.

    The...

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