Holocaust Images | Photos | Paintings and Art

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House of Terror Museum Visit in Budapest, Hungary – stunning photos and videos.

Vita Activa – The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

A new documentary about Hannah Arendt, one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.

Images & Vision

Camps

Auschwitz, 1979-81

Birkenau, 1996

Mauthausen, 1996.

 

  • Birkenau and Mauthausen, 1996  The second in a series of concentration camp photography by Alan Jacobs. Online presentation by Krysia Jacobs includes interactive map.


Jan Komski artPaintings by Survivor Jan Komski
.His personal history is full of remarkable events, including being part of the very first prisoner transport to arrive in Auschwitz, and being part of one of the most famous escapes from the camp.

 

Tamara Deuel artPaintings by Survivor Tamara Deuel.

Israeli artist Deuel is a survivor. She writes: “I have been able to transfer the horror of the Holocaust in my art. Every individual who survived that other world, has a duty to leave documentation behind so that future generations will remember and will not forget.”

  • “Lest We Forget”  This important CD-ROM, “Lest We Forget”, shares video clips and pictures, as well as a view of its interface for teachers.
  • Carpati: A Film  Carpati: 50 Miles, 50 Years focuses on Zev Godinger, a “proste” (ordinary) Jew who has a special friendship with his Rom (Gypsy) neighbors. In 1931 the Jewish community of the Carpathian region (then in Czechoslovakia, today Ukraine) numbered a quarter of a million Jews. Today sixty-five years later there are fewer than 1,500. Audio clips, pictures, and much more.

Photos From History

  • Images 1: Before The Storm  The election of 1932, the opening of the first camp at Dachau in 1933, and a gradual political and social storm starts. Featuring the art of A. Paul Weber.
  • Images 2: It Starts  Kristallnacht, the dehumanization of medieval symbols to be worn, more and more camps, as refugees try to flee for safety.
  • Images 3: Shoah   Shoah, a Hebrew word for catastrophe. Images from the camps and Eastern Europe.