[teacherartexchange] Good article for discussion - Who owns the art (Holocaust Survivor story NY Times)
Dear Art Educators,
I thought this article might generate some discussion in your
classroom. Who owns the art?
History Claims Her Artwork, but She Wants It Back
By STEVE FRIESS
Published: August 30, 2006
".....Seven of the 11 portraits that saved Mrs. Babbitt and her mother
remain not far from where she created them, on display at the
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Poland.
"'They are definitely my own paintings; they belong to me, my soul is
in them, and without these paintings I wouldn't be alive, my children
and grandchildren wouldn't be alive,' ......"
Lead story today in New York Times:
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