To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art | The Art Newspaper
Anne Sinclair with her grandfather Paul Rosenberg.
Photo: Sinclair Family
This painting is on view in the exhibition 21 rue La Boétie at La Boverie in Liège, Belgium, and is just one of many intriguing stories to be discovered in this highly enjoyable presentation. The exhibition—named after the address of Paul Rosenberg's Paris gallery—follows the timeline of Rosenberg's life and profession: the rise of art dealers in the late 19th century; his dealings with some of the greatest artists of his day; the Nazi invasion of France and their looting of Modern art; and Rosenberg's time in New York and his attempts to recover his lost works of art.
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