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  • Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?

    Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?
    Valery Gergiev is the major conductor today for whom the most superlatives apply. He is commonly hailed as Russia's greatest living conductor. As the general and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg — which includes Russia'...
  • Germany begins releasing list of works from Nazi art stash

    Germany begins releasing list of works from Nazi art stash
    Responding to international pressure, officials in Germany have released a preliminary list of the more than 1,400 works of art discovered in a Munich apartment that are believed to have been improperly acquired by the Nazis. On Tuesday, authorities...
  • Officials release more images in suspected Nazi art case

    Officials release more images in suspected Nazi art case
    Officials in Germany have released an additional 54 images of artworks that were recovered from the Munich apartment where an art dealer was recently revealed to be hiding a stash of more than 1,400 pieces.  The newly publicized works include some...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terrorism threat at the Olympics: A sad but unalterable fact of life

    Little did the Greeks know what they were getting us into back in 1896. And how could they? Certainly, their vision of the Olympics probably went no further than to celebrate which of them ran the best marathon in a loincloth. Now, we are three...
  • Austrian-born Actor Maximilian Schell Dies at 83

    Austrian-born actor and director Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in "Judgment at Nuremberg," ha died. He was 83. Schell's agent, Patricia Baumbauer,...
  • Note to John Kerry: Stop talking about boycotts of Israel

    John Kerry is quite obviously a friend of Israel. He was a friend in the Senate, and he is one as secretary of state. His work on behalf of a two-state solution seems motivated by a deep love for Israel and a fear that Israel will cease to be a democratic...
  • Another trove of art found in 2nd home of Nazi-era art dealer's son

    Another trove of art found in 2nd home of Nazi-era art dealer's son
    LONDON — Dozens more masterpieces by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet have been discovered in a second home belonging to the elderly German recluse whose Munich apartment yielded an astonishing trove of more than 1,400 artworks,...
  • Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria

    Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria
    An additional 60 works of art have recently been recovered from the Salzburg, Austria, residence of Cornelius Gurlitt, the art dealer whose Munich apartment was found to hold a trove of artwork believed to have been seized or improperly acquired by the...