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Max Stern art show cancellation draws ire

Despite criticism, German mayor's concern focused on listing of works that estate of Stern, a Jewish art dealer and victim of Nazis, is seeking to recover

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A painting by Eduard Hildebrandt at a neighbouring exhibition in Bonn, western Germany, initiated by the German government, showcasing art hoarded by Cornelius Gurlitt.

Bonn, Germany

THE mayor of Dusseldorf is coming under intense fire for cancelling an exhibition about Jewish art dealer Max Stern, who was forced to liquidate his gallery there after the Nazis took power before World War II.

Critics of the decision to cancel the show, which had

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