Agon Arts & Entertainment LLC, produces content pertaining to art and World War II, including a leading role in the production of the award-winning documentary film The Rape of Europa, based on the book written by scholar Lynn Nicholas. The company specializes in historical materials dealing with World War II, as well as supplemental educational content, including lesson plans, online materials and other items of historical interest.
Founder Robert M. Edsel is one of the leading authorities on the protection of our cultural heritage during World War ll. In addition to being a co-producer of the film The Rape of Europa and the producer and director of The Greatest Theft in History Educational Program, he is also the Founder and President of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, author of the book Rescuing Da Vinci and a frequent speaker on the subject of preserving the legacy of the Monuments Men and our shared cultural heritage. Today, Agon Arts & Entertainment LLC continues to play a leading role in telling the important stories that impact our past, present, and future.
The Rape of Europa
The web site of the original theatrical release of this critically acclaimed film about the theft and recovery of Europe’s greatest art treasures during World War II.
Monuments Men Foundation
Learn about these heroes of World War II and how you can help preserve the legacy of the Monuments Men by taking an active role in their mission of protecting cultural treasures during times of war.
Rescuing Da Vinci
Richly illustrated with more than 460 photographs, this volume is the first comprehensive pictorial retelling of the Nazi theft of Europe’s greatest art and the Allies’ attempts to restore these works to their rightful owners.
Robert Edsel has appeared on television programs and spoken to students, educators and organizations about the Monuments Men and the continuing need to protect our cultural heritage.
Robert Edsel Blog
Producer and author Robert Edsel’s blog contains commentary, links, the latest updates on the Monuments Men, ongoing efforts to recover missing art, and other issues related to The Greatest Theft in History.