A search for a lost masterpiece uncovered a woman’s harrowing account of escaping deportation, and possibly death, while spying on a Nazi at close range.
The German Lost Art Foundation tries to return art looted during World War II, but a family is challenging its ruling about works by Egon Schiele.
The Met Breuer’s exhibition showcases frank portrayals of female nudity from Klimt, Schiele and Picasso, all from the gift of a recluse who collected their artworks.
The heirs of Fritz Grunbaum, an Austrian entertainer and art collector, had sued for the return of the works, citing a new law that eases restrictions on claims.
The artist’s work will be shown with Egon Schiele’s in Boston; and Phil Lesh and Bob Weir will play at Radio City Music Hall.
The federal law, enacted in December to aid the recovery of art taken during World War II, is being used in New York State Court by heirs of an Austrian Jewish collector.