There is a new exhibit opening this week at the McNay Art Museum — “Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker” is a collection of paintings that were stolen by the Nazis during World War II. The exhibit will run from October 7 – January 10, 2010.
(TPR story about exhibit)
Check out these items from our library here at NVC to learn more about how Europe’s art masterpieces were plundered by the Nazis.
The Rape of Europa (DVD) – N8795.3 .E85 R37 2008
The Rape of Europa : the fate of Europe’s treasures in the Third Reich and the SecondWorld War
N8795.3 .E85 N53 1995
Rescuing Da Vinci : Hitler and the Nazis stole Europe’s great art : America and her allies recovered – N8795.3 .E85 E37 2006
The Forger’s Spell : a true story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the greatest art hoax of the twentieth century – ND1662 .M43 D65 2008
Museum of the Missing: A History of Art Theft – N8795 .H68 2006