Thursday, November 4, 2010

Inside Vizcaya, The Rape of Europa

Nov 9th, 2010. 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a screening of the documentary, The Rape of Europa (2007), which examines how the Nazis systematically pillaged countless and priceless works of art during World War II and recounts heroic attempts to salvage these historic treasures. Learn how experts in Europe and the United States have since searched for and identified these missing objects, a tremendous effort that continues to this day.

Remko Jansonius, Vizcaya's Collections and Archives Manager, will share how these issues relate specifically to Vizcaya's collections. Wine and light refreshments will be available for purchase. The running time is 107 minutes and is not rated; sitting is limited. This program is presented as part of Vizcaya's Nazi-Era Provenance Research Project, supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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