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Cousin of Cornelius Gurlitt Seeks Appeal in Case Over Right to Works

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Cousin of Late Cornelius Gurlitt Challenges Will

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Kunstmuseum Bern Set to Announce Decision on Cornelius Gurlitt Trove of Artworks Donated Earlier This Year

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Monet Landscape Found Hidden in Cornelius Gurlitt’s Suitcase

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

WSJ Looks Inside the Dealings Surrounding Cornelius Gurlitt’s Donation of Nazi-Looted Works to Bern’s Kunstmuseum

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt, Controversial Heir of Nazi-era Art Collection, Dies at 81

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt to Return Collection of Looted Artworks

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt Launches Website to Clarify Points of Nazi-Looted Artwork Case

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Additional Works Seized from Salzburg Home of Cornelius Gurlitt

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

New York Times Reports on Munich Art Hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Kunstmuseum Bern Takes Control of First Works From Gurlitt Horde

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Works from Gurlitt Art Trove to Go on View in Bonn, Germanny

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Gurlitt Art Trove Set to Go on view in Bonn, Germany and Bern, Switzerland

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Bern’s Kunstmuseum Inherits Gurlitt Art Trove

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

German and Swiss Museums Announced Joint Exhibition of Gurlitt Trove

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Germany Renews Funding for Gurlitt Trove Research

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Progress Report Notes 5 Works from Gurlitt Trove as Nazi Loot

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

New Foundation Taking Over Investigation for Gurlitt Art Trove

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Two Works From Gurlitt Collection Set to Return to Heirs

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Documenta Director Wants to Show Full Gurlitt Collection

Friday, April 17th, 2015

As German Court Upholds Gurlitt Will, More Questions Arise

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Kunstmuseum Bern Still Waiting on Gurlitt Art Trove Due to Legal Dispute

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Art Newspaper Looks at the Life and Collection of Wolfgang Gurlitt

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Kunstmuseum Bern Accepts Gurlitt Art Trove, Releases Full List of Works from Collection

Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Ai Weiwei Opens Major Project in New York

October 16th, 2017

Ai Weiwei, via NYTAi Weiwei’s landmark public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors has opened in New York, with massive fence sculptures erected across New York. “New York is a city I spent 10 years in,” Ai says of his history with the city. “I was quite hesitant [to do a project here] because I love [New York] so much, it’s not easy for me to just put a simple sculpture in the city … I had to do something to pay back my respect, my love.”
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Alex Katz Does Cover for New York Magazine

October 16th, 2017

Alex Katz, via NYMAlex Katz has provided the illustration for the 50th anniversary issue of New York Magazine, drawing a series of subway riders in a stripped down approach. “Alex Katz made drawings of people on the subway in the 1940s when he was a student on his way to Cooper Union,” says Magazine photography director Jody Quon. “We wanted to see if he would revisit the experience of doing the subway drawings.” 
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United States Withdrawing from Unesco

October 15th, 2017

UNESCO, via NYTCiting an “anti-Israel bias,” the United States will withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, the New York Times reports. “Universality is critical to Unesco’s mission to strengthen international peace and security in the face of hatred and violence, to defend human rights and dignity,” says Unesco director Irina Bokova.
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