New Legislation Sees Lawsuit Over Looted Schiele’s to Move Forward

February 28th, 2017

Egon Schiele, Woman Hiding Her Face, via Art ObservedFollowing new legislation by the U.S. Congress over the recovery of expropriated art, a lawsuit by the heirs of an Austrian Jewish entertainer over a body of Egon Schiele works will go forward, Artforum reports.  The new law seeks to ensure “claims to Nazi-confiscated art are not unfairly barred by statutes of limitations and other similar time-based nonmerits defenses,” according to sponsoring Senator Ted Cruz. 

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