The Dutch government said it will return two Nazi-looted paintings to the heirs of a Jewish Holocaust victim.
‘The Monuments Men,’ is a reminder of a time when saving art took precedence over saving lives. Elissa Strauss asks whether we can ever justify giving money to support beauty over health.
Actors George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bill Murray will attend a screening of their new movie “The Monuments Men” at the White House on Tuesday night hosted by President Barack Obama.
A painting by an 18th-century German artist, one of tens of thousands of Polish art objects looted by the Nazis and missing for 75 years, was returned to Poland by U.S. officials on Thursday.
For the most ambitious of his five films as director, George Clooney assembled a top-shelf cast of fellow actors to play art experts tasked with retrieving artistic treasure stolen by the Germans during World War Two.
Harry Ettlinger was drafted into the so-called ‘Monuments Men’ in 1944. As the Hollywood version debuts this week, he is still bursting with pride.
George Clooney’s new film, ‘Monuments Men,’ portrays a group of men who saved much of the YIVO collection.
Paintings looted by the Nazis during World War Two and retrieved by the Monuments Men, the Allied group tasked with returning masterpieces to their rightful owners, will be sold at auction on Thursday in New York.
When news of a hidden trove of Nazi-looted art in Munich came to light this month, an 87-year-old man in a quiet retirement community in New Jersey straightened a copy of a Rembrandt self-portrait hanging on his wall, completely unsurprised.
A gritty tale of stolen Nazi artwork is about to get the big-budget treatment from Hollywood.