Poland: The Hunt For Stolen Art

In a room in the ministry of foreign affairs, Poland’s foreign minister, Radoslaw Sikorski, presented on January 8th a collection of 80 stunning paintings and drawings. Stolen by Nazi forces from the capital’s national museum in 1944 in the aftermath of the Warsaw uprising, they were returned to Agnieska Morawinska, the national museum’s current director.

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Forging an Art Market in China

The Chinese art market is flooded with forgeries, often mass-produced, and has become a breeding ground for corruption, as business executives curry favor with officials by bribing them with art.

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Monet Painting Worth $32 Million Stolen From Philippine's Former First Lady

A debt-ridden onetime aide to Imelda Marcos wrongly sold a hidden treasure: a $32 million Monet painting the former Philippine first lady had acquired and her country wants back, prosecutors said Wednesday as the ex-assistant’s conspiracy trial opened.

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