The Quadra Island home of philanthropists Eric Peterson and Christina Munck is perched on a volcanic outcropping like an elongated periscope -- a sleek apparatus for viewing this tumultuous landscape 100 miles north of the Canadian city of Vancouver.
The Helly Nahmad Gallery in Manhattan reopened a week after it was raided by U.S. agents, and will continue to operate as the owner faces charges he ran a high-stakes gambling ring that catered to celebrities and the very wealthy, his lawyer said.
A German government panel said a museum in Cologne should return a portrait by Oskar Kokoschka valued at 3 million euros ($3.9 million) to the heirs of Alfred Flechtheim, a Jewish art dealer persecuted by the Nazis.
The heir of a prominent Jewish art dealer who fled Adolf Hitler’s Germany urged the state of North Rhine-Westphalia to relinquish paintings by Paul Klee and Juan Gris that he says were lost due to Nazi persecution.
A disputed Kandinsky watercolor will go on auction next week after the grandchildren of a pre-World War II collector who said it was stolen from her by the Nazis agreed to share the sale proceeds with the current owner.