Nazi or Soviet expropriation, does it make any difference?

The latest in a spate of recent cases of restitution of stolen artworks has legal experts pondering: Nazi or Soviet expropriation, does it make any difference?

Following a ruling by the US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, Vincent van Gogh’s 1888 oil painting ‘The Night Café’, which was expropriated by the Bolsheviks in 1918 will remain at Yale University Art Gallery. Continue reading