Nazi-looted art

U.S. Museums Must Deal Fairly With Nazi-looted Art Claims

12/02/2014
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A Swiss museum’s pledge this week to conduct a full search into the provenance of some 1,600 works of art it plans to accept from the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of one of Hitler’s main art dealers, once again has thrust the issue of Holocaust art restitution into the headlines.

Gideon Taylor

Questions Over Swiss Deal On Looted Art

Advocates for survivors want Gurlitt collection to be shown in Israel, urge more transparency.

11/26/2014
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The announcement Monday that a Swiss museum would accept parts of a collection from an art dealer for the Nazis has been decried by some who believe suspected Nazi-looted art should be housed in Israel until their rightful owners are determined.

The Kunstmuseum in Bern, Switzerland, will house parts of the Gurlitt collection. Getty Images

Ronald Lauder Warns Swiss Museum Not To Take Gurlitt Collection

11/04/2014
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World Jewish Congress leader Ronald Lauder warned a Swiss museum to turn down the collection of masterpieces bequeathed to it from the Cornelius Gurlitt collection.

Museum Turns Nazi-Looted Painting To Wall To Raise Money For Restitution

10/30/2014
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Berlin — A museum in Germany has come up with a novel plan to buy back a painting stolen from a Jewish collector during the Nazi era.

German Panel Says Nazi-Looted Painting Should Go To Jewish Heirs

08/19/2014
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Art experts have determined that another painting from the art collection of the late Cornelius Gurlitt should be returned to the descendants of its previous Jewish owner.

German Collector Of Art Stash Says He’ll Return Some Works

03/28/2014

A Nazi-looted Matisse painting reportedly will be returned to the heirs of a Paris art dealer by the German man who stashed it in his apartment for decades.

France To Return Nazi-Looted Art As ‘Monuments Men’ Hits French Screens

03/10/2014
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Ahead of the French premier of a Hollywood film on art looted by Nazi Germany, France has announced the restitution of three precious paintings.

Hoarder Of Nazi-looted Art Says He Wants It Back

Gurlitt says he 'only wanted to live with my paintings.'

11/18/2013
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BERLIN — Cornelius Gurlitt said he is the legal owner of the 1,400 works of Nazi-looted art found in his Munich apartment and he will fight for them.

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