Kunstmuseum Bern

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Exhibitions

Rocket man: Uli Sigg on how he began collecting art while working in North Korea

“There will be some protests,” predicts the Swiss collector ahead of a Kunstmuseum Bern show of works from both sides of the Korean border

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Acquisitions

Acquisitions round-up: European museums co-purchase El Anatsui sculpture from collector Uli Sigg

Woodland scene by Jan Brueghel the Elder heads to Washington DC; London’s National Portrait Gallery gets a Gainsborough via acceptance in lieu

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Restitution

Bern museum sells $4m Manet painting from Gurlitt art hoard

National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo agrees to buy the painting, Ships at Sea in Stormy Weather

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Paul Cézanne

Cézanne painting from Gurlitt hoard goes on show for first time since before Second World War

Painter’s descendants reach agreement with Kunstmuseum Bern, which has been acknowledged as rightful owner of work

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Sponsorship

Private sponsorship rescues exhibition centred on Picasso's Rose Period

While for a time its fate hung in the balance due to insurance costs, the exhibition is now set to begin in Barcelona