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Restitution

How a Nazi-looted painting entered an Israeli museum

Tel Aviv Museum of Art reveals surprising provenance of 19th-century work by Jozef Israëls, which will be restituted to Jewish owner’s heirs in October

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Forgeries

Russian avant-garde forgery case spreads to Israel

After hundreds of works are seized in Germany, police swoop in Tel Aviv

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Features

Speech by Nir Barkat: Anselm Kiefer on Jerusalem and the Kabbalah

“What has been divided can be brought back together again—not in the form of a reunification, but in a way that we cannot yet define”

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Edgar Degas

Disputed bronzes cast from plasters attributed to Degas on show in Tel Aviv

Despite provenance of the plasters and the credibility of the project being under scrutiny, an exhibition at the Museum of Art has been set up by a New York dealer

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Second World War

Israel builds first monument to LGBTQ holocaust victims

Work is expected to start next month

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Eco-art

Eco-warriors: in Tel Aviv a dangerous rubbish dump has inspired artists Vito Acconci, Cai Guo-Qiang, Mark Dion and others

“Hiriya in the museum” at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art consists of nineteen proposals for the rehabilitation of the site