Ross was forcibly confined to the Lodz Ghetto and tasked to take propaganda photographs, but secretly documented the brutal living conditions to leave a historical record of atrocities committed by the Nazis.
Letters penned by Marc Chagall reveal his immigration difficulties to New York during World War II and his concern for his daughter who followed him on a separate ship, carrying a large case of his works.
The Hirshhorn Museum exhibition, filled with reproductions and plaster casts of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, works through the wounds and scars of a gruesome history.
Director Catherine Hébert talks to Hyperallergic about her new documentary Ziva Postec and the mystique of film editing.
Among the glamour of Cicero’s red carpet premiere were disturbing references to World War II concentration camps, including barking German shepherds, guards in SS uniforms, and children’s shoes piled on the floor.
12 Nazi Concentration Camps is a body of work by James Friedman who, in the early ’80s, took the largely unprecedented step of documenting Nazi camps in color photography.
An official photographer in the ghetto administration, Henryk Ross defied the laws of the Nazi regime by taking clandestine photographs of Jewish residents as they confronted poverty, squalor, debasement, and death.
In his chilling project “YOLOCAUST,” Shahak Shapira manipulates the original selfies at the memorial to include actual photos of Nazi crimes.
A new report on the restitution of Holocaust-era artworks condemns a number of US museums for failing to resolve claims straightforwardly and instead resorting to legal maneuvers to have them dismissed.
Taking testimony from a Holocaust survivor and turning it into a dance is an intriguing but risky proposition, especially if you’re not a Jew.
A controversial competition to build a monument in Warsaw to Poles who helped Jews during the Holocaust just got a little more controversial after the founder of the organization behind the project denounced the winning design.
Last week, the Remembrance and Future Foundation (RFF) announced the five finalists competing to design a controversial Warsaw monument to Poles who helped Jews during the German occupation of Poland from 1939–45.