Country: Austria

Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids

(Switzerland; Germany; Austria)

SwissInfo (2017). Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids. SwissInfo. 5 July.

Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West's family in legal battle over estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2017). Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West's family in legal battle over estate. The Art Newspaper. 27 June.

After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Austria; France)

Malcolm Gay (2017). After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art. The Boston Globe. 28 May.

Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted

(Austria; United States of America)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted. The Art Newspaper. 25 May.

'It's not for moral reasons': Owner withdraws Nazi-looted painting from auction after receiving threats

(Austria)

Nina Siegal (2017). 'It's not for moral reasons': Owner withdraws Nazi-looted painting from auction after receiving threats. National Post. 27 April.

A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction despite a Jewish familys demand for its return

(Austria)

Cleve Wootson (2017). A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction despite a Jewish familys demand for its return. The Washington Post. 24 April.

Nazi-looted painting to be auctioned as owners' heirs fail to halt sale

(Austria)

Kate Connolly (2017). Nazi-looted painting to be auctioned as owners' heirs fail to halt sale. The Guardian. 23 April.

Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300

(Austria)

JTA (2017). Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300. JTA. 7 April.

Police Recover 67 Works Stolen in $2.6 Million Vienna Art Heist

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Police Recover 67 Works Stolen in $2.6 Million Vienna Art Heist. ArtNet News. 15 March.

Ex-owner of Hitler house sues Austria

(Austria)

AFP (2017). Ex-owner of Hitler house sues Austria. Art Daily. 1 February.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Returns $500,000 Looted Signac Painting

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Returns $500,000 Looted Signac Painting. ArtNet News. 9 December.

Sur les traces d'œuvres d'art volées par les nazis

(Canada; Austria)

On the traces of works of art stolen by the Nazis

Dominique Scali (2016). Sur les traces d'œuvres d'art volées par les nazis. Journal de Montreal. 20 November.

Austrian Authorities Thwart Group Trying to Sell Fake Picassos

(Austria)

Christopher D. Shea (2016). Austrian Authorities Thwart Group Trying to Sell Fake Picassos. The New York Times. 8 November.

Slovenian busted in Austrian investigation into art forgery

(Slovenia; Austria)

STA (2016). Slovenian busted in Austrian investigation into art forgery. STA. 7 November.

Turkish government shuts down important archaeological dig, apparently to punish Austria

(Turkey; Austria)

Erik Stokstad (2016). Turkish government shuts down important archaeological dig, apparently to punish Austria. Science. 6 September.

Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct. ArtNet News. 28 July.

Austrian City Must Pay $9 Million Compensation Over Lost Schiele and Klimt Works

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian City Must Pay $9 Million Compensation Over Lost Schiele and Klimt Works. ArtNet News. 27 July.

Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement. ArtNet News. 14 June.

Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs

(Austria; France)

The Local (2016). Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs. The Local. 28 April.

Old Master Painting Pulled from Auction After French Government Inquiry

(Austria)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Old Master Painting Pulled from Auction After French Government Inquiry. ArtNet News. 13 April.

Viennese Leopold Museum to Return Nazi-Looted Paintings to Jewish Owner

(Austria)

The Algemeiner (2016). Viennese Leopold Museum to Return Nazi-Looted Paintings to Jewish Owner. The Algemeiner. 7 April.

Long battle rages over Franz West's estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2016). Long battle rages over Franz West's estate. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Austria Appeals $9 Million Compensation Verdict in Missing Klimt and Schiele Case

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austria Appeals $9 Million Compensation Verdict in Missing Klimt and Schiele Case. ArtNet News. 3 March.

Austrian Restitution Law Criticized For Failing to Regulate Trade of Looted Art

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian Restitution Law Criticized For Failing to Regulate Trade of Looted Art. ArtNet News. 11 January.

From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah

(Israel; Austria)

Shlomo Rizel (2016). From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah. Chabad.org. 11 January.

Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum

(Austria; United States of America)

Uri Blau (2016). Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum. Haaretz. 8 January.

Lost Nazi-Looted Jean-Antoine Houdon Bust Returns to Poland after 75 Years

(Poland; Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Lost Nazi-Looted Jean-Antoine Houdon Bust Returns to Poland after 75 Years. ArtNet News. 21 December.

Found: 'Priceless' 18th century 'Bust of the Goddess Diana' looted by the Nazis in WWII returned to Warsaw's Royal Lazienki Palace

(Poland; Austria)

Ed Wight (2015). Found: 'Priceless' 18th century 'Bust of the Goddess Diana' looted by the Nazis in WWII returned to Warsaw's Royal Lazienki Palace. The Daily Mail. 18 December.

Stolen ancestral remains repatriated to Western Australia after years of negotiations

(Australia; Austria)

Erin Parke (2015). Stolen ancestral remains repatriated to Western Australia after years of negotiations. ABC Australia. 21 November.

Looted ancient statue returned to Egypt

(Egypt; Austria)

The Local (2015). Looted ancient statue returned to Egypt. The Local. 16 November.

Looted marble bust returned to Poland

(Poland; Austria)

Julia Michalska (2015). Looted marble bust returned to Poland. The Art Newspaper. 2 November.

Nazi claims spur fight between Vienna and Krakow over Bruegel

(Poland; Austria)

Henry Foy (2015). Nazi claims spur fight between Vienna and Krakow over Bruegel. Financial Times. 21 October.

Should There be a Statute of Limitations on Nazi-Looted Art?

(Austria; United States of America; Germany)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). Should There be a Statute of Limitations on Nazi-Looted Art?. Hyperallergic. 8 April.

Curator calls for time limit on returning art looted by the Nazis

(Austria)

Adam Lushner (2015). Curator calls for time limit on returning art looted by the Nazis. The Independent. 30 March.

How we won the Austrian art war

(Austria)

Stephen Applebaum (2015). How we won the Austrian art war. The Jewish Chronicle. 26 March.

El Greco Masterpiece Stolen By The Nazis Returned To Rightful Owners

(Austria)

Artlyst (2015). El Greco Masterpiece Stolen By The Nazis Returned To Rightful Owners. Artlyst. 24 March.