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Germany and its Federal States Announce Collective Declaration with Respect to Colonial Artifacts and Human Remains

USA, Germany - March 22 2019 Debate has peaked in the last year or so about the treatment and possible restitution of so-called colonial artifacts in Western (i.e., European and...


Poland Renews Efforts to Extradite Art Dealer Alexander Khochinsky, Whose 2018 Lawsuit Seeks Damages for Poland’s Previous Retaliation for his WW II Restitution Claims

USA, Poland - February 26 2019 Alexander Khochinsky, the son of a Polish Jew who fled her home just steps ahead of the German invasion in 1941, was detained at Paris Charles de...


Planned gifts can lead to hard feelings without careful planning and managed expectations

USA - January 2 2019 The recent sale at auction of Chop Suey (1929) by Edward Hopper, once promised to Seattle Art Museum, is a reminder of the delicate if sometimes...


Zum Geburtstag Viel Glück? The Washington Principles Turn 20

USA, Germany - October 30 2018 This fall marks the 20th anniversary of the Washington Conference on Nazi-Era Assets and the corollary Washington Principles on Nazi-confiscated Art...


Deletion of Grünbaum Works from Lost Art Database Shows Again How German Government Has Lost Its Way on Nazi-Looted Art

USA, Germany - August 27 2018 The New York Times reported yesterday that the German Lost Art Foundation had removed several paintings once owned by the Viennese cabaret actor Fritz...