Art Crime

$800 M. in Nazi-Looted Art May Be Hidden in German Silver Mine

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Some art historians now believe that 250 to 500 artworks taken by the Nazis and valued today at £500 million ($800 million) may be buried inside a silver mine under the Erzgebirge mountains in Germany, not far from the Czech border, according to a report in the Daily Mail. Specialists will descend into the mine in May in search of the art. (Thank you to Artspace’s A+ blog for bringing the item to our attention.) Read More