Art and War

lostlivesThis fall it was revealed that a large collection of art work considered lost during World War II was located in the apartment of the son of a German art dealer who was known to sell art for the Nazis. Another trove of art was discovered in a property owned by him in Austria earlier this month.

The Law Library has many books that look at the issue of looted art and cultural theft during periods of armed conflict. To understand more about the history of Nazi art theft, check out the book, Lost Lives, Lost Art: Jewish Collectors, Nazi Art Theft, and the Quest for Justice by Melissa Müller and Monika Tatzkow located in the Law Library Basement at N8795.3.E85 M8513 2010.

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