Dresden Buys Back Kirchner Painting Seized by Nazis as “Degenerate”

January 22nd, 2016

The City of Dresden has bought back Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s Strassenbild vor dem Friseurladen, a work which was seized by Nazis as “degenerate art” from Dresden City Art Gallery almost 80 years ago.  “The acquisition of Kirchner’s work has a special significance for Dresden,” says Hilke Wagner, the director of the Albertinum museum, which will show the painting.Read more at Art Newspaper