Article By Ivan Lindsay

Reaction to Nazi cache discovered in Germany overdone

Nov 19th, 2013 | By

The discovery of 1500 artworks in an apartment in Munich, missing since the Nazi era, has caused a furore in a an overheated art market dizzy from a series of record prices.  The artworks, breathlessly described as ‘masterpieces’ in most reports, are clearly a selection of mainly second-rate pieces that their original owner, the art




The appartment block in Munich where Cornelius Gurlitt lives and stored the artworks