Museums in Germany still house artworks once looted by the Nazis. The Bavarian State Picture Collection in Munich is looking for the heirs of paintings that wrongly came into its possession. The search involves complicated detective work.
Maggot cheese and mouse wine are just some of the 80 foods on display. While many come for a shock, the museum's director tells DW he hopes visitors will realize that disgust is in the eye — or stomach — of the beholder.
Selecting from over 4 million objects, director Wes Anderson and his partner, illustrator Juman Malouf, have curated a unique, genre- and century-crossing exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.
A fellow artist leaned in to read more about the three rotating sculptures and caused one to topple and break. The woman behind the work said she hopes the man's insurance will cover the damages.
While Nazi troops stormed and burned synagogues during the Kristallnacht pogrom on November 9, 1938, German museum directors were waiting in the wings, eager to acquire Jewish cultural artifacts for their collections.
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