Berlin boasts an art supermarket, at least temporarily. It sells original works by artists from all over the world at low prices. The idea is to make art affordable for everyone. The supermarket is open until January 31, 2013.
The dispute over the medieval Guelph Treasure has been taken to a US court after Germany said the Nazis didn't steal it. While DW's Sarah Hofmann says the lawsuit is understandable - the works should remain in Germany.
Germany on trial? Heirs of the Jewish art dealers that sold the medieval Guelph Treasure to the Nazis have brought their claim to a US court. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation president refutes the claim.
A century-old stolen painting by the Cubist artist Pablo Picasso has resurfaced in the US. An attempt had been made to smuggle it into the country as craft of little value.
Ownership of the Guelph collection of medieval ecclesiastical treasures in Berlin is again being challenged. A lawsuit has been filed in the United States by the heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers.
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