A German Cathedral Has Returned a Scandal-Tainted Painting Once Owned by Hitler’s Secretary to Its Jewish Heirs

After eight years, the heirs of Gottlieb and Mathilde Kraus have reclaimed the 17th-century painting.

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The Louvre Sent Three Paintings to a Show About the Nazi Occupation. They Were Greeted With Three Restitution Claims

The curator of the exhibition at Paris’s Shoah Memorial has made the claim on behalf of the rightful heirs of the works.

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‘Our View Continues to Be That It Is Wrong’: Amanda Schmitt Appeals Her Lawsuit Against Artforum and Knight Landesman

Landesman has resurfaced in the art world after winning his sexual harassment suit, but his legal troubles may not be over yet.

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Italian Police May Have Solved the Mystery of Who Was Behind an Exhibition of Fake Modigliani Paintings in Genoa

There are now six suspects under investigation for the show, which was shut down in 2017.

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Thieves Foiled by Italian Police Who Switched a $3.4 Million Bruegel With a Copy

The town’s mayor was one of the few people who knew that the real painting was somewhere safe but locals had their suspicions something was up.

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Behind the Scenes of Two Disgruntled Jeff Koons Collectors’ Legal Battle With Gagosian

In court this week, one judge let a case against Gagosian proceed while another encouraged the collector and the gallery to reach a settlement.

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A British Court Just Made a Landmark Decision in Favor of Museum Educators That Could Have Big Implications for the Gig Economy

A London court has ruled that a group of former lecturers at the National Gallery should be granted workers’ rights.

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An Art Dealer Is Detained at a Paris Airport as Part of His Ongoing Battle With Poland Over a Nazi-Looted Painting

His attorneys claim it’s all in retaliation for a lawsuit.

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A Collector Says He Found a Jackson Pollock Painting Once Owned by Fidel Castro. Experts Say It’s a Scam

The International Foundation for Art Research says the fake could point to a larger con.

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