World War II

Lotte Laserstein’s career flourished in the Weimar Republic. But she fled the Nazis and sank into obscurity. Now she has been rediscovered.
Between 1922 and 1943, Italy was ruled by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini. Central to the regime’s ideology and imagery was the ancient Roman Empire, to which it looked for inspiration and…
The gift from the widow of Erhard Göpel, a dealer who worked for Hitler and engaged in the plunder of Jewish collections during World War II, raises ethical questions.
Through the written accounts of survivors and black and white photographs and films we can begin to fathom the depravity of the concentration camps. A new exhibition is adding another voice to those…