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Art World Abstracts: The Fate of the Stolen Trove of Nazi-Looted Art, and More!

The Kunstmuseum Bern, a tiny Swiss museum with little international renown, was cast into the national spotlight when Cornelius Gurlitt—the son of a Nazi-era German who was hording masterworks looted from Jewish families during World War II—willed over a thousand controversial works to its permanent collection. Now, the museum is set to accept the gift. Works with “dubious provenance” will be combed over by art experts.

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