Germany Announces Plan to Search for Looted Art in Museums

February 14th, 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt's Salzburg home, via WSJThe German government has announced plans to search its public museums through an independent center, the Wall Street Journal reports.  The news follows the ongoing outcry over the seized collection of Cornelius Gurlitt, and the attempted claims laid by families from whom the art was looted during WWII.  “These are delicate matters to articulate,” says German Culture Minister Monika Grütters. “It’s a matter of earning back trust.”

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