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Berlin moves to calm row over home for Old Masters

CARAVAGGIO’S “The Sacrifice of Isaac,” c. 1603-1604. Oil on canvas. Works by famed Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Rembrandt and other masters will give way to 20th century paintings by Magritte, Rothko and others in Germany’s world-renowned Gemaeldegalerie. AP/Kimbell Art Museum

A bitter spat over one of Berlin’s best-loved art collections, a clutch of invaluable Old Master paintings, came to a head this week with the German government vowing to find a compromise.

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »