The other Gurlitt: the dealer cherished by 'degenerate' artists and Nazis alike

Discovery of Hildebrand Gurlitt’s Nazi-confiscated art hoard caused a scandal. His cousin Wolfgang’s story is less well known, but asks troubling questions of collections across the world

Published online: 16 January 2015

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Happy Hanukkah thanks to the good doctor of Harlem

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is celebrating Hanukkah this year by displaying a magnificent Menorah with a remarkable...

It’s good to be the Queen

Queen Sonja of Norway, a long-time art lover and artist, found out something new about herself after seeing Judy Chicago’s The Dinner...

Feeding the masses

It is an Art Basel in Miami Beach tradition that the opening of the annual show at the Rubell Family Collection comes accompanied by a...


Paris Photo 2012: From private archive to corporate collection

Timothy Prus, the founder of the Archive of Modern Conflict, tells us how he amassed four million amateur photographs from around the world while Lisa Erf, the director of the JP Morgan Chase art collection, talks about showing William Eggleston at Paris Photo.