||2 : Johannes Matthaeus Koelz
give an outline of the life of the German Artist Johannes Matthaeus
Artist, Anti-Nazi. His most famous work the triptych "Thou Shalt not
cut into pieces and dispersed to friends just prior to Koelz escaping
into Austria to escape the Nazis in 1937. His daughter AVA Farrington
has spent many years researching her father's life which has culminated
in an exhibition A Life Divided at the New Walk Museum
8th March - 19th August 2000.
features : Curriculum Vitae of the artist presented in such a way
as to encourage the identification of missing pictures by the artist so
the body of his work and his reputation, that the Nazis tried to
may be restored.
of lost works of art. Re-establishment of the reputation of an artist.