Klimts, Renoir, Manets … Between 1933 and 1945, the Nazis engaged in a real looting throughout Europe. The Raubkunst, an organized dispossession aiming to confiscate from their owners over 400,000 works of art.
UMA offers you a historical exhibition. In an original scenography, discover the greatest spoilt masterpieces of World War II.
In this exhibition, you will discover:
This exhibition touches our common history, our collective memory. These works that you will see bear the mark of a trauma that is still burning our consciousness. Take time to reflect, remember, and above all appreciate the beauty of these exceptional works.
This exhibition was produced in partnership with the HARP (Holocaust Art Restitution Project), with the curating of Ori Z. Soltes, professor of Hebrew civilization at Georgetown University, and Marc J. Masurovsky, historian specializing in questions of spoliation and co-founder of HARP.
The “Spoils of War” exhibition was made possible through crowdfunding launched on KissKissBankBank. Among its donors, UMA would like to warmly thank Stephane Chenderoff, as well as Diane de Selliers and Marie-Claire de Selliers.