Germany

At the root of all Gothic art and architecture was the desire to construct something close to heaven on Earth, a place where congregations could feel the presence of the divine.
The Benin Bronzes of Nigeria, their provenance, and the possibility of restitution have been making headlines of late. Currently scattered across the world, this collection of a thousand plus statues…
Lotte Laserstein’s career flourished in the Weimar Republic. But she fled the Nazis and sank into obscurity. Now she has been rediscovered.
Bauhaus at 100: New Weimar Museum Welcomes the Avant-Garde Home
After a hundred years abroad, a unique collection preserved by a fleeing monarch is returned to its home.