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Portrait of Wally

Presented by the Athens Jewish Film Festival, Portrait of Wally traces the history of a Nazi-looted painting, Egon Shiele’s “Portrait of Wally”—from its theft from a Jewish art dealer fleeing Vienna for her life, to its surprise resurfacing on the walls of MOMA in NYC—and the resulting legal battle over returning the painting to Austria. Marc Masurovsky, co-founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project in Washington, DC, will introduce the film at 7:30 p.m., following a complimentary reception catered by The National. HARP focuses on documenting and conducting research pertaining to cultural property stolen, lost, destroyed, repatriated or indemnified from 1933 to the present.

6:30 p.m. · FREE! ·