To the Editor:
SUMMER FILM: ‘Portrait of Wally’ tells the shaggy-dog story of the eponymous 1912 Egon Schiele painting: Its theft by a Nazi art dealer and the owners’ efforts to get it back.
After listening to and viewing a rehearsal for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra’s presentation of “In Seven Days,” the 2008 concerto for piano and moving image by Thomas Adès and Tal Rosner being performed January 7 and 8 at Avery Fisher Hall, I was ready to become a creationist.
Despite my voraciously Jewish eye, checking out museums in France’s Brittany for interesting exhibitions wasn’t likely to yield anything of Jewish…
Growing up in the 1940s, when my family members and I were still relatively new Americans, there were various German words I heard often around the house: