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Exhibition November 3, 2017 − March 11, 2018

Dossier Gurlitta - exhibitions in Bern and Bonn

The Museum of Fine Arts in Swiss Bern and the Federal Exhibition Hall in Bonn (Germany) simultaneously represent exhibits from the collection of Cornelius Gurlit, the son of the Nazi art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt. Galleries focus on different aspects of the meeting.

The exhibition in Switzerland (November 2, 2017 - March 4, 2018) is called "Dossier of Gurlitt:" Degenerative art "confiscated and sold". Here selected about 200 works of artists, whose work the Nazis considered unworthy and even dangerous. In disgrace were expressionists and constructivists, among whom were artists such as Franz Mark, Otto Dix and Emil Nolde.

Exposition in Germany under the name"Dossier Gurlitt: Nazi theft of art and its consequences" (November 3 - March 11) is composed of approximately 250 works. The emphasis is on the stories of collectors and antiquarians of Jewish origin who were victims of the Holocaust. In Bonn you can see the works of old masters, as well as artists, impressionists and post-impressionists.

After the end of the exhibitions, the museums will "exchange" exhibits.

The public for the first time can get acquainted with a scandalous collection of about one and a half thousand works found in a Munich apartment in 2013. Now experts are studying the provenance of these works.