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The Warburg produced exhibitions which toured across Britain during the war years. These moral-boosting displays fought against fascism by celebrating a common European cultural tradition. Initiatives like these were supported by the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA), a government-funded project established in 1940 to promote British culture in the face of war.  The CEMA later became the Arts Council of Great Britain.

Heidi Heimann 

Chartres Cathedral, France 

date unknown 

 

©Adelheid Heimann/Warburg Institute