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The Art of the Next Generation
The Art of the Next Generation

Tue, Oct 26



The Art of the Next Generation

Three artists delve into the relationship between the arts and Holocaust awareness, and the implications for artists working a generation removed from the events of the Holocaust.

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Oct 26, 2021, 6:00 PM



Beth Lane, a filmmaker and director of the forthcoming documentary Would You Hide Me?, is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. David Kassan, a painter, has spent hundreds of hours with Holocaust survivors while painting their portraits. Jazz pianist and composer Ted Rosenthal, the son of a Holocaust survivor, composed "Dear Erich," a jazz opera based on his parents’ story, premiered in 2019 by New York City Opera. Together, this panel of artists will explore how art can contribute to Holocaust awareness, the responsibility of artists to bear witness, and the impact of their relationships with Holocaust survivors on their own work.


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