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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Crimes Against Culture: Art and the Nazis Film Series: "Portrait of Wally"

7 – 9 pm

“Portrait of Wally” traces the history of an iconic Egon Schiele painting seized from a Jewish art dealer by the Nazis in 1939 and the quest for its return. This fascinating documentary details the historic court case that pitted the Manhattan District Attorney, the U.S. government and the heirs of a Viennese gallery owner against a major Austrian museum and New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Directed by Andrew Shea. 2012, NR, 91 min. Sponsored by UGA Parents & Families.