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Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art


Colorful vertical painting of a light skinned woman sitting, head resting on her hand. She wears a blue and yellow dress of brushy paint strokes. She holds a guitar resting along the length on her leg. There is a red floor and blue walls, and a plant on a

Thursday, August 19, 2021
11 am – 6 pm
Exhibition Galleries

Jewish Museum members are invited to an exclusive preview of Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art, an exhibition addressing the Nazis’ vast and systematic looting of art from Jewish collectors and institutions during World War II, and the Museum’s little-known role in the repatriation process. 

Members must reserve timed tickets online for August 19. 

Become a member today to attend. Join online or call 212.660.1519.

Henri Matisse, Girl in Yellow and Blue with Guitar, 1939, oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago, Brooks McCormick Estate, 2007.290. © Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; image provided by The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, New York.