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Man who spent his life hunting down stolen Nazi art dies from COVID-19

David Toren, had a claim on “Two Riders on the Beach” by German Impressionist Max Liebermann, who was also Jewish.

17/05/2020
A 2,500-year old coffin that may contain a mummy lies at the University of Sydney in Australia
Conservators discover paintings in sarcophagus of 3,000-year-old mummy

The paintings depicted the goddess Amentet, also known as Imentet, a minor fertility goddess as well as goddess of the dead.

05/04/2020
A ladder stands in front of two paintings by Pablo Picasso at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem; Picass
Picasso painting looted by Nazis will return to heirs of Jewish banker

Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, a descendant of composer Felix Mendelssohn, sold the pastel work titled “Head of a Woman” in 1934, along with at least 15 other significant artworks. He died in 1935.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/04/2020
What if Vincent van Gogh had been Jewish?

First the Rijksmuseum. Progressing along a wide boulevard toward the magnificent building I realized that historically it too, as I myself a survivor from Nazi terror, had made many journeys.

By PESSY KRAUSZ
01/04/2020
Raphael's tapestries return to the walls of the Sistine Chapel

The first few tapestries were completed in December 1519, and brought to the chapel immediately thereafter. However, Raphael died in the months following and never got to see the complete collection.

Stolen Marc Chagall painting sells for $130,000 at auction in Israel

The Painting was stolen days before a 1996 auction. It was found in 2015 in the estate of an elderly woman in Jerusalem after her death.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/01/2020
Marc Chagall
Yom Kippur War-inspired Chagall painting to be auctioned in Israel

"Jacob's Ladder" depicts a Biblical scene in colors inspired by the Yom Kippur war.

A DETAIL from ‘A New York Story’ by Yigal Ozeri.
Painting skin of the world – the works of Yigal Ozeri

‘Reality Check’ exhibit brings photorealism to Tel Aviv.

An artist’s dilemma

Ariel Asseo looks for redemption in both the past and the future.

By SHULA KOPF
17/10/2019
Buried but not lost

Looted Nazi art on display at the Israel Museum.

17/10/2019
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