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//Responsibility for Memory: The Role of Art in Holocaust Remembrance//

Responsibility for Memory: The Role of Art in Holocaust Remembrance

23.10.2023 - 28.11.2023

The exhibition Responsibility for Memory: The Role of Art in Holocaust Remembrance, organized by the Center for Persecuted Arts in Solingen, has been prepared in collaboration with MOCAK, Yad Vashem and the Boris Lurie Art Foundation.

The exhibition highlights the importance of art for the remembrance of the Holocaust today through the work of three generations of artists, who had experienced the Holocaust and responded to it in their art. The exhibition – arranged chronologically in seven sections –focuses on the artist and witness Yehuda Bacon, who survived the liberation of the concentration camp at the age of 15.

At the exhibition MOCAK will present works from its Collection – prints by Jonasz Stern and a photograph of the sculpture Island of Shoes by the Israeli artist Sigalit Landau.

The exhibition is part of the programme The Holocaust and the United Nations, which commemorates the pogrom against Jews in Nazi Germany launched by the state authorities on the night of 9/10 November 1938.

New York, United Nations Headquarters
Exhibition date:
23.10.2023 - 28.11.2023
Opening date:
Felix Nussbaum
Ludwig Meidner
Karel Fleischmann
Peter Kien
Jonasz Stern
Boris Lurie
Yehuda Bacon
Sigalit Landau
Jürgen Joseph Kaumkötter (Center for Persecuted Arts in Solingen)
Eliad Moreh-Rosenberg (Yad Vashem)