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holocaust art


The Italian Jewish Programmers Making Auschwitz a Virtual Reality ‘Experience’

By On November 3, 2017

Perhaps not as exciting as the latest installment in the Super Mario franchise, the Italian studio 101% is working on something really big: a virtual-reality game. Featuring Auschwitz. Witness: Auschwitz, currently under development… Read More


This Little-Known German Jewish Refugee Made Stirring Art About Trauma

By On September 26, 2017

Imagine a box made of and filled with wire and string, frayed cloth, rotted paper, wood, stitching, netting, and mesh. Imagine that this box symbolizes the trauma and beauty of the world.… Read More

This Wild Performance Artist is Shattering Every Israeli Taboo

By On January 14, 2016

Israeli performance artist Natali Cohen Vaxberg is likely to be indicted for a video she uploaded to YouTube featuring her defecating on an Israeli flag, among others (warning: not for the faint… Read More

The Most Offensive Game of Tag Ever

The Most Offensive Game of Tag Ever

By On September 24, 2015

It seems to be open season for Auschwitz-themed blunders. Krakow’s Museum of Contemporary Art sits just south of the Vistula River, abutting Oskar Schindler’s famous factory. An hour west is Auschwitz. Whether… Read More

"You Killed My Jew, Now I've Killed Yours": The Murder of Bruno Schulz

“You Killed My Jew, Now I’ve Killed Yours”: The Murder of Bruno Schulz

By On August 24, 2015

  Bruno Schulz wasn’t just one of the 20th century’s greatest Polish-language literary stylists—fans know him well for his beautiful and surreal story collection The Street of Crocodiles—he was also a talented… Read More


The Simpsons Go to Auschwitz

By On March 11, 2015

SEE MORE OF THE “NEVER AGAIN” GALLERY HERE»»  You may have missed Italian artist aleXsandro Palombo’s work commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. You may be glad you did. For the… Read More


A New Film That Uncovers Hidden Drawings from Concentration Camps

By On February 12, 2015

One of the most common drawings from a child (after stick figures) is a house with a chimney puffing curlicues of smoke. Because I Was A Painter features a lot of chimneys,… Read More

Crocheting Holocaust Rape Into Art

Crocheting Holocaust Rape Into Disturbing Art

By On June 24, 2014

Israeli artist Gil Yefman doesn’t hesitate to shock. His most recent show, “Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn (To Me You Are Beautiful),” focused on the Holocaust, and on the juxtaposition of everyday objects and beautiful scenery… Read More


Shadowboxing Hitler

By On April 30, 2012

Kseniya Simonova is an artist from the Ukraine who specializes in fingerpainting (yes, she’s an adult). On the television show Ukraine’s Got Talent, Simonova “performed” a live painting by spreading sand across a glass table, illuminated… Read More


Rock Against the Nazis

By On October 17, 2011

Holocaust survivors have manifested the trauma and tragedy of life under Nazism in all different ways. Some have created works of literature, moving films, or symphonies. French pop star Serge Gainsbourg went a different route–he… Read More

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