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The exhibition, organized by Concordia University in Montreal and travelled internationally by Ben Uri, the London Jewish Museum of Art, will be presented at the Cornell to coincide with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Kristallnacht (November 9-10, 1938). Focusing on the case of Max Stern's Düsseldorf gallery, the exhibition addresses the issues of Nazi looted art and the on-going restitution efforts through the courts in America and Europe of works forcibly sold at the instruction of the Nazi regime. In August 1935 Max Stern, who had taken over the long-established Galerie Stern in Düsseldorf upon the death of his father the previous year, was notified that under Nazi law, he had lost all professional privileges and was no longer allowed to practice as an art dealer. He was given four weeks in which to sell or dissolve all holdings of the gallery. Stern appealed the mandate while trying to find a "suitable" (i.e., Aryan) owner for the gallery but his efforts failed. In November 1937 on orders of the Nazi government, Kunsthaus Lempertz in Cologne, one of Germany's oldest auction houses, sold the inventory of the Gallerie Stern at the auction known, as was customary, by its number, Auktion 392. It was one of many such forced sales meant to eliminate any Jewish participation in German cultural life. The exhibition is constructed in three modules which tell the intertwined stories of the Stern family and Max Stern's doomed struggle to save his art gallery and collection; the forced auction (including a reconstruction of the auction environment with more than fifty images of the sold lots); and finally the restitution of Nazi looted art in general, alongside current progress of the Max Stern art restitution project. CFAM is a partner in the 2013 Kristallnacht Collaborative Community Commemoration of Central Florida which will include events, exhibitions and concerts organized by the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, the Bach Festival Society, the Winter Park Institute, and the Negro Spiritual Scholarship Foundation, among others.