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The Nazi art hoard that shocked the world

p05qw4p3Two new exhibitions look at how Hildebrand Gurlitt was able to exploit the Nazi system in order to amass a vast collection of work by ‘degenerate artists’ and Jewish collectors, writes Cath Pound.

via BBC – Culture – The Nazi art hoard that shocked the world

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How Pussy Riot turned to protest art

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Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina is behind the Saatchi Gallery’s latest exhibition.

It features work by artists who supported the feminist Russian punk band when they were arrested, detained and sent to prison following a protest in 2012.

via How Pussy Riot turned to protest art – BBC News