Around one million artworks, a fraction of the estimated total stolen by the Nazis, were recovered after the Second World War. This display at the Jewish Museum in New York (until 9 January 2022) focuses on the stories of these objects before, during and after their seizure; among them are two Matisse paintings once owned by the renowned French gallerist Paul Rosenberg, seized from a bank vault after Rosenberg had fled Nazi-occupied France, and separated, only to be reunited decades later. The exhibition also includes Jewish ceremonial objects, many looted from destroyed synagogues, and four new commissions from contemporary artists responding to the theme of the exhibition. Find out more from the Jewish Museum’s website.
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