Book Talk: Belonging and Betrayal, How Jews Made the Art World Modern
Note: This is a 60 minute class running on Thursday, 10/7/2021 @ 2pm-3pm PDT. Upon completed registration, your Zoom invitation will be emailed to you 7 days prior to the start time.
Belonging and Betrayal chronicles a fascinating untold story of a small number of eminent Jewish art dealers and collectors who played a pivotal role in the migration of works of art from Europe to the United States. Unwittingly, they defined the present and future of the art world.
Join Charles Dellheim to mark the publication and discuss the stories behind the book, which extends beyond both sides of the Atlantic, from nineteenth century to the present.
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The son of a German Jewish refugee, Charles Dellheim was born in New York City. Professor of History at Boston University and founding director of its Arvind and Chandan Nandlal Kilachand Honors College, he earned his doctorate at Yale University in Modern European Cultural History and has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Harvard University Business School, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. His previous books include The Face of the Past: The Preservation of the Medieval Inheritance in Victorian England and The Disenchanted Isle: Mrs. Thatcher’s Capitalist Revolution.