Looting and Restitution.
Jewish-Owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present
and in the Jewish Museum Frankfurt, April 23 until August 2, 2009
Information about the exhibition
The exhibition "Looting and Restitution. Jewish-Owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present" narrates the historical events, context, and consequences of the looting carried out by the Nazis throughout Europe. The exhibition tracks what happened to individual cultural artifacts confiscated by the Nazis and the fates of their rightful Jewish owners. Alongside well-known names such as the Rothschild family or the collector and philanthropist Carl von Weinberg, long-forgotten collections such as Sigmund Nauheim's Judaica collection and the pianist Wanda Landowska's collection of historical musical instruments will also be shown.
An exhibition by the Jewish Museum Berlin in cooperation with the Jewish Museum Frankfurt. The exhibition was on display in the Jewish Museum Berlin from september 19, 2008 until february 1, 2009 and in the Jewish Museum Frankfurt from april 23 until august 2, 2009.
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