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U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on the Owners of a Nazi Looted Pissarro – ARTnews.com

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal for the restitution of a painting by French impressionist Camille Pissarro stolen by the Nazis in 1939. The work has been on display for decades at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, which has argued throughout the years-long legal dispute that the painting was acquired in good faith. Prior rulings have been split over whether ...

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WWII Nazi Bunker Discovered Inside 1,700-Year-Old Roman Fort – ARTnews.com

A team of archaeologists on the island of Alderney, the northernmost of the Channel Islands located between England and France, have found a World War II Nazi bunker built directly inside an ancient Roman fort, according to BBC News. The site, nicknamed the Nunnery, has revealed overlapping structures from the medieval, Tudor, and Napoleonic eras. Alderney has been inhabited since at least the Neolithic ...

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Looted Nazi Art Again Before Supreme Court

Jed Leiber remembers playing chess with his grandfather when he was a boy, and learning about all that Saemy Rosenberg had left behind behind when he fled Germany in the 1930s. "I made a promise to myself that one day I would find everything that was taken from him and have it returned," Leiber says. So Leiber was listening intently on Monday when the ...

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