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What To Do With East Germany’s Looted Art?

Posted on: August 5, 2014 by Alexander Herman

Much has been said and written about the present day treatment of Nazi-looted art. But there is another, less well-known chapter to Germany’s past. This involves the┬áconfiscation of works of art from East German citizens by the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Often the confiscations occurred because the owners of the works were considered members […]