Georg Baselitz Tax Officials Search Home of Famous German Artist

After North Rhine-Westphalia bought a CD last summer with data on secret bank accounts, tax authorities have another high-profile case in their cross-hairs. They searched the Bavarian home of artist Georg Baselitz, whose work fetches millions on the international market, in a tax investigation.
Georg Baselitz railed against the German tax system in a SPIEGEL interview earlier this year.

Georg Baselitz railed against the German tax system in a SPIEGEL interview earlier this year.

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