John Maier

The programme of art plunder initiated by Hermann Göring continued long after the war’s end

Jonathan Petropoulos’s biography of Bruno Lohse, Göring’s ‘personal art agent in Paris’, reveals many disquieting things about dealers and curators post-1945

American servicemen in May 1945 load paintings and sculptures looted by Hermann Göring, discovered in a cave near Berchtesgaden. Credit: Getty Images

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