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UK National Gallery removes 'anti-Semitic' painting from website

UK National Gallery removes painting containing anti-Semitic tropes from website

1506 Dürer artwork displayed in upcoming exhibit will feature a guide that addresses the "anti-Semitic portrayal in the painting."

OpenSea NFT site sells artwork which praises Hitler

OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace, is selling artwork praising Hitler

World’s largest marketplace for non-fungible token allows sale and trade of anti-Semitic and Nazi-glorifying artwork.

Trump rips Hunter Biden's artwork - '$500,000 bribe'player

Trump rips Hunter Biden's artwork - '$500,000 bribe'

Former President Trump slammed Hunter Biden's artwork, which he is trying to sell for a hefty amount of money.

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas, SS bolts

Investigation under way after mural painted by Jewish artist defaced with swastikas, other artwork also vandalized with Nazi symbols.

Court orders France to return art to Jewish collector's heirs

Court orders France to return art to Jewish collector's heirs

Appeals court overturns the judgment of a lower court which last year rejected a bid for the artworks' restitution.

Adolf Hitler's Artwork Goes Up for Auction

Adolf Hitler's Artwork Goes Up for Auction

Nazi leader's watercolors and drawing are expected to sell for between $1,120 and $50,700 in German auction to be held later this month.

Curator: Holocaust Art 'Can Be Laid to Rest'

Curator: Holocaust Art 'Can Be Laid to Rest'

Vienna's Albertina Museum director faces condemnation for suggesting there be a time limit on return of artwork looted by Nazis.

German Recluse Agrees to Return Looted Art

German Recluse Agrees to Return Looted Art

Cornelius Gurlitt, the art who hoarded artworks looted by the Nazis, to return items looted from Jewish owners.

France to Return Three Looted Paintings to Rightful Owners

France to Return 3 Looted Paintings to Owners

France to return 3 paintings seized by the Nazis to their rightful owners. So far, France has returned only 70 looted works out of 2,000.

Germany Debates Law on Looted Art

Germany Debates Law on Looted Art

Germany's parliament debates a law to help return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners or their heirs.

Germany to Boost Efforts to Return Looted Art to Owners

Germany to Boost Efforts to Return Looted Art

Germany's culture minister says the country will add funding for efforts to return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners.

New German Law Would Make Ease Return of Looted Art to Owners

New Law Would Make Ease Return of Looted Art

German state Bavaria drafting a law to ease the return of Nazi-looted art to its rightful owners.

German Jewish Leader Blasts Return of Art Trove to Recluse

Jewish Leader Blasts Return of Art Trove

Leader of Germany's Jewish community slams a decision to return paintings to a man accused of hoarding artworks stolen by Nazis.

Germany to Return Some Looted Artwork to Man Who Held Them

Germany to Return Some Artwork to Collector

German authorities will order the return of some paintings to a recluse accused of hoarding priceless artworks stolen by the Nazis.

Eccentric German Collector 'Won't Give Up' Nazi-Looted Artwork

German Collector Won't Give Up Nazi-Looted Artwork

Cornelius Gurlitt vows to fight to keep priceless artworks his father is accused of helping Nazis to loot from European Jews.

Germany to Speed Up Search for Owners of Looted Art

Germany to Speed Up Search for Looted Art's Owners

Amid pressure, the German government will speed up research into the rightful ownership of artworks looted by the Nazis.

Former Jewish Owners Demand Return of Monet Masterpiece

Jewish Owners Demand Return of Monet Masterpiece

Grandson of wealthy Jewish businessman is demanding that Swiss foundation return Monet masterpiece his family was forced to sell during WWII

High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in Brooklyn

High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in Brooklyn

The highest-end Hassidic art gallery in the world opens Thursday with an exhibition by renowned artist Itshak Holtz in Brooklyn, NY.

Lost Sketches of Holocaust Survivor Rescued From Obscurity

Survivor's Sketches Rescued From Obscurity

Berlin Philharmonic to perform at opening of an exhibition at NYU showcasing the portraits of Auschwitz survivor David Friedman.