The Indonesian collective behind the work, Taring Padi, denied antisemitic intent and issued an apology, adding that it was the first time it was shown in “a European and German context.”
The archive includes some 15,000 objects and ephemera, ranging from anti-Semitic postcards and playing cards to concentration camp currency and food ration cards.
In a first-ever biography of the recently deceased, Polish-born sociologist and theorist, there are lessons for creative people — and everyone else — about perseverance and personal truth.
Franck Allais drew controversy for installing a yield sign with the silhouette of a Hasidic man in an ultra-Orthodox London neighborhood.
Late last week, German philosophy professor Günter Figal resigned from his post as chair of the Martin Heidegger Society, citing his discomfort with the famed philosopher’s anti-Semitism.