The auction house Neumeister in Germany held a live auction earlier this year in May for the first time when the country was easing up on their lockdown restrictions. One of the main pieces that was being auctioned was a painting by Carl Spitzweg named The Eye of the Law
There isn’t a lot that surprises me anymore, but I had to say I was disturbed when I heard about this recent, and failed, Amazon television series campaign. I suppose what happened here was Amazon sought to promote it’s new show, The Man in the High Castle. No issues here.
In a NewsWeek article, Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt discusses the issue of Nazi-looted artwork that is not properly returned to its rightful owners and questions why US museums are continuing to hold on to these pieces. To this day, many art pieces that were taken by the Nazis during World War
The Nazi regime in Europe wreaked havoc and destruction on every aspect of civilization in every country that it came across. Nothing was safe as the Nazi’s killed millions, pillaged and burned, looted and depleted any signs of humanity from entire landscapes throughout Europe. Their horrendous actions and crimes against