2 2024

Images of Contemporary Holocaust Representation

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

VIRTUAL Program Jewish Federation of the Berkshires 196 South St
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Contact Rabbi Daveen Litwin

Via Zoom.  Please click HERE to register.

In conversation with Dr. Carol Salus, art historian, we will mark Yom HaShoah through different visual responses from a variety of artists such as Chagall, the photographer Shimon Attie and his images of residents of a religious neighborhood in Berlin on the cusp of the Holocaust superimposed over modern images of the same sites today.  Other tributes to the atrocities are wall-size sculptures by Louise Nevelson, architectural sculptures by Frank Stella, and Audrey Flack’s image of hope and devastation. Lastly, we will look briefly at Salvador Dali's Holocaust imagery.  

Carol Salus, PhD, recently retired after an accomplished career as a Professor at Kent State University’s School of Art. She has published on multiple artists including Picasso, Degas, R. B. Kitaj, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein and she and has taught Art History and American Art and Architecture.  Her work has been recognized by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.