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  • German authorities seize more works with ties to Nazi art trove

    German authorities seize more works with ties to Nazi art trove
    Authorities in Germany have seized more art that is possibly connected to the unprecedented discovery of more than 1,400 works revealed last week. The German newspaper Bild reported over the weekend that 22 pieces of art were recovered from an apartment...
  • Twitter IPO fever, 'Star Wars VII' delay, 'Monuments Men' stock rises

    Twitter IPO fever, 'Star Wars VII' delay, 'Monuments Men' stock rises
    Big things really do come in small packages -- 140-character packages, to be exact. Making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Twitter's stock rocketed above its initial public offering price in a frenzied day of trading that...
  • The looted art of Europe

     The looted art of Europe
    It is not terribly surprising that Adolf Hitler hated most modern art, which he saw as "degenerate" and which he believed had been contaminated by the influence of, yes, the Jews. His taste ran more to the work of Eduard von Grützner, a Munich-based...
  • Nazi art discovery in Germany could pose legal challenges

    Nazi art discovery in Germany could pose legal challenges
    The recently revealed discovery of more than 1,400 works of art stashed away in an apartment in Munich, Germany, could pose a number of legal challenges for individuals looking to make a claim, an art expert said in an interview.  Officials in Germany...
  • Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache

    Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache
    Grainy photographs of what appears to be a lithograph by Otto Dix show a bourgeois matron rendered as a ghoulish skull adorned in an outlandish feathered hat, her sunken eyes glowering from beneath a lacy brim and her fur collar a blazing red inferno....
  • Nazi-looted art: Will George Clooney movie speed up recovery?

    Nazi-looted art: Will George Clooney movie speed up recovery?
    The saga of 1,500 art works recovered in Munich, with an estimated value of more than $1 billion and possibly stolen by Nazis in the 1930s and 1940s, made big headlines over the weekend. The German publication Focus reported that the 2011 discovey...
  • Trove of paintings has works looted by Nazis, masterpieces

    Trove of paintings has works looted by Nazis, masterpieces
    LONDON -- A massive cache of art discovered in the Munich apartment of an elderly recluse contains hitherto-unknown works by famous artists as well as pieces believed confiscated by the Nazis in their persecution of Jews or their campaign against “...
  • Germany raid yields 1,500 artworks possibly seized by Nazis

    Germany raid yields 1,500 artworks possibly seized by Nazis
    LONDON — The elderly gentleman appeared nervous when authorities questioned him during a customs check aboard a train from Switzerland to Germany. He was carrying about $12,000 in cash, just within the legal limit. But a feeling that something was...
  • Art believed to have been looted by Nazis found in Munich

    Art believed to have been looted by Nazis found in Munich
    A trove of artwork that some believe was looted by Nazi forces has been found in an apartment in Munich. The German magazine Focus has reported that the stash of art contains pieces by Matisse and Picasso and could be the largest collection of Nazi-looted...
  • Germany: Nazi stolen-art trove may be largest found in private hands

    Germany: Nazi stolen-art trove may be largest found in private hands
    LONDON -- A $1.3-billion trove of art, some or all of which was looted by the Nazis more than 70 years ago, appears to be without parallel in the annals of stolen art, experts say. “It is the largest cache held by a private individual illegally by...
  • Hundreds of masterpieces, possibly looted by Nazis, found in Germany

    Hundreds of masterpieces, possibly looted by Nazis, found in Germany
    LONDON -- The elderly gentleman appeared nervous when police questioned him during a customs check aboard a train from Switzerland to Germany. He was carrying about $12,000 in cash, just within the legal limit. But a feeling that something was not quite...