Kleine Weltin

Kleine Weltin

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Do you hear what I HEAR?

Proposed in April this year, the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act (HEAR) facilitates the restitution process by which Nazi-looted art is returned to its rightful pre-war owners. The HEAR Act offers claimants a six year window beginning with the date a stolen artwork is discovered in which to bring an action for its return and prove their right to it. The passage of the HEAR bill was boosted by a celebrity endorsement from actress Helen Mirren, star of art restitution film ‘Woman in Gold’

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