MoMA returns Nazi looted painting to rightful heirs

In contrast to the recently reported ownership tussle over a Van Gogh, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced on Monday (16th November) that it would be returning a painting in its collection to its rightful, Jewish owners.

The announcement represented the culmination of a detailed, decade-long investigation into the provenance of the painting by German Expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, which entered MoMA’s collection in 1949 as “Dunes at Fehmarn” (1912). Continue reading