Fritz Salo Glaser was due to be among the last Jews deported out of Dresden on Feb. 16, 1945. Three days before, Allied fire bombs reduced the city to rubble and saved Glaser from Theresienstadt concentration camp.
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.
German police said they arrested two people and raided 28 premises to bust an international ring that forged paintings and sold them as the work of Russian avant- garde artists including Kazimir Malevich and Wassily Kandinsky.
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.