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Five ‘Hitler’ paintings to go under hammer in Nuremberg
Art news

Five ‘Hitler’ paintings to go under hammer in Nuremberg

Five paintings attributed to Adolf Hitler will be auctioned off Saturday in the German city of Nuremberg, sparking anger that…
The art of shedding light on gifts with possible Nazi ties
Culture

The art of shedding light on gifts with possible Nazi ties

  When Georges F. Keller began donating paintings by masters like Henri Matisse and Salvador Dali to the Kunstmuseum in…
Farouk Hosni in the dock
Opinion

Farouk Hosni in the dock

Former Culture Minister Farouk Hosni is used to responding to the accusations made against him. Since his first day at…
Movie director arrested over archaeological paintings theft
Cinema/TV

Movie director arrested over archaeological paintings theft

Police have arrested a movie director over the theft of five paintings from the Museum of Modern Art at the International…
Stolen Van Gogh paintings found in Italy, 14 years on
Art news

Stolen Van Gogh paintings found in Italy, 14 years on

Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh stolen in a 2002 heist in the Netherlands have been found, 14 years on,…
French artist eyes record with giant biodegradable hillside portrait
Art news

French artist eyes record with giant biodegradable hillside portrait

Armed with a spray gun and lugging buckets of flour, water, and pigment, a French artist has overcome storms and…
Painting by numbers? China art trading house promises investors sound platform
Art news

Painting by numbers? China art trading house promises investors sound platform

As China's economy wheezes to a 25-year low, investors who once collected stocks and property are turning to what they…
Record prices for paintings, sculpture eyed at NY auctions
Art news

Record prices for paintings, sculpture eyed at NY auctions

With prices for top-tier works of art at an all-time high, records for paintings and sculpture appear certain to fall…
More paintings missing from Culture Ministry’s museums
Art news

More paintings missing from Culture Ministry’s museums

"Nun", a famous painting by the leading portrait artist Ahmed Sabry is among the numerous valuable works of art, which…
German police find 1,500 masterpieces believed lost
Culture

German police find 1,500 masterpieces believed lost

German police have found 1,500 paintings in Munich considered masterpieces of modern art.
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