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Cummer Curator to Speak on Nazi Art Looting in NYC
« on: June 01, 2015, 03:20:01 PM »
Cummer Curator to Speak on Nazi Art Looting in NYC



Shortly after our article spotlighting the amazing Jacques de Claeuw painting back in 2012, the Cummer Museum was sued for ownership of the work as part of a effort to recover art looted by the Nazis and placed in the private collection of Hermann Goering, one of the most notorious of the Nazi Overlords. With typical Jville grace and the character that this community has come to expect of the Cummer women, the Museum returned the work to the family and paid an unpublished sum for their distant involvement in the injustice.  As a result of the amicable conditions of the settlement, the family estate gifted the painting back to the Cummer.  Chief Curator Holly Keris will be speaking on the subject in NY. Join us after the jump for the details!

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Re: Cummer Curator to Speak on Nazi Art Looting in NYC
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2015, 12:31:09 AM »
Had the chance to hear Holly make this presentation this week. Pretty fascinating and we can be proud that our small regional museum has taken such a prominent and leading role on this issue.