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Mary Lane

Lives in Germany, Perpetually Peripatetic
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  christie's, galleries, sotheby's, art restitution, european art, art fairs, auctions, art, museums, art finance

Author @HachetteUS Researching Nazi-Looted Art* Former Chief EU Art Market Reporter @WSJ * Fulbright Journalism Alumna* Berlin & US Based* @NYT Contributor

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Mary M. Lane is The Wall Street Journal's main European art & art market reporter. She is based in Berlin and responsible for the paper's European and UK coverage of museums, art galleries, auctions and art fairs.

Recent stories she has broken include:
--multiple scoops and...

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Sep 24, 2017

RT @MMQWalker: Merkel's worst result. SPD's worst since 1933. AfD at upper end of opinion polls. 

Sep 22, 2017

RT @artcrime2: An Iraqi archaeologist braved ISIS snipers and booby-trapped ruins to rescue cultural treasures 

Sep 22, 2017

Defense Secretary General #Mattis has a sense of humor! Here's how he got his call sign (a radio code name), "Chaos"

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first unpaid job outside of my college newspaper was as an intern with The Addison Independent in Vermont. Great place to intern.

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