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  • Bibliography :
  • Artistic Representation

    Exhibition Catalogues and Articles on the Artistic Representation of the Holocaust

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena. Magdalena Abakanowicz. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1982.
    • Adam, Peter. Art of the Third Reich. New York: Abrams, 1988.
    • Akinsha, Konstantin and Grigorii Kozlov. Beautiful Loot: The Soviet Plunder of Europe's Art Treasures. New York: Random House, 1995.
    • Amishai-Maisels, Ziva. Depiction and Interpretation. London: Pergamon Press, 1993.
      • "The Jewish Jesus." Journal of Jewish Art. Vol. 9, 1982.
    • Apel, Dora. Memory Affects: The Holocaust and the Art of Secondary Witnessing. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002.
    • Aptecker, George. Beyond Despair. Morristown: Kahan and Kahan Publishing Co., 1981.
      • Art in a Concentration Camp: Drawings from Terezin. New York: New School Art Center, 1967.
      • Art in Terezin, 1941-1945. Memorial Terezin, Czechoskovakia: The Small Fort, 1973.
      • Art Out of Atrocity: Works by Alice Lok Cahana and Robert Barsamian. Hamilton: Colgate University, 1998.
    • Aulich, James and John Lynch. (Eds) Critical Kitaj. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2001.
    • Bacon, Hannelore, Miriam Beerman and Gert Schiff. Primal Ground: Miriam Beerman, Works from 1983 to 1987. Montclaire: Montclaire Art Museum, 1988.
    • Baigell, Matthew. Jewish-American Artists and the Holocaust. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1997.
    • Bak, Samuel. Angels from Elsewhere: The Paintings of Samuel Bak. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1997.
      • Bak: Myth, Midrash and Mysticism Paintings. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1995.
      • Chess as a Metaphor in the Art of Samuel Bak. Montreaux, Switzerland: Olsommer, 1991.
      • In A Different Light: Genesis in the Art of Samuel Bak. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 2000.
      • In the Presence of Figures. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1998.
      • Landscapes of the Jewish Experience.Essay and commentary by Lawrence L. Langer. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1997.
      • Paintings of the Last Decade. New York: Aberbach Fine Art, 1974.
      • Samuel Bak: The Landscape of the Jewish Experience. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1996. (Exhibition at Holocaust Museum, Houston, and B'nai B'rith Klutznik Museum, Washington, DC.)
      • Samuel Bak: Landscapes of the Jewish Experience II. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1996.
      • Samuel Bak: The Fruit of Knowledge. Boston: Pucker Gallery, 1995.
      • The Past Continues. Boston: David R. Godine, 1988.
      • Transformation and Transfiguration: The Art of Samuel Bak. South Bend: The Snite Museum, University of Notre Dame, 2000.
    • Balas, Edith. The Holocaust in the Painting of Valentin Lustig. Pittsburgh: Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2002.
    • Bartov, Omer. Murder in Our Midst: The Holocaust, Industrial Killing and Representation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
    • Becker, Carol. (Ed.) The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society and Social Responsibility. New York: Routledge, 1994.
    • Beller, Ilex. La Vie du Shtetl. Paris: Editions de Scribe, 1986.
    • Bernbaum, Israel. My Brother's Keeper. The Holocaust through the Eyes of an Artist. New York: Putnam, 1985.
    • Bezem, Naftali. Rope Ladder: 1996-1999. Tel Aviv: Tefen and Omer, 2000.
    • Bland, Kalman P. The Artless Jew: Medieval and Modern Affirmations and Denials of the Visual. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.
    • Blatter, Janet and Sybil Milton. Art of the Holocaust. New York: The Rutledge Press, 1981.
    • Borowsky, Irvin J. Confronting the Inconceivable. Philadelphia: American Interfaith Institute, 1992.
    • Boyarin, Jonathan. Storm from Paradise. The Politics of Jewish Memory. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992.
    • Braham, Randolph L. (Ed.) Reflections on the Holocaust in Art and Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990.
    • Brody, Cynthia Moskowitz. (Ed.) Bittersweet Legacy: Creative Responses to the Holocaust. Studies in the Shoah. Volume XXIV. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2001.
    • Chayat, Sherry. Life Lessons: The Art of Jerome Witkin. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1994.
    • Constanza, Mary. The Living Witness-Art in the Concentration Camps and Ghettos. New York: Macmillan, 1982.
    • Cummings, Paul. (Ed.) Joseph Goldyne. San Francisco and Seattle: John Berggruen Gallery and University of Washington Press, 1989.
    • Dolff-Bonekamper, Gabi, and  Edward van Voolen. Denkmale und kurtelles Gedachtnis nach dem Ende der Ist-West Konfrontation. Berlin: Akademic der Kunst/Jovis, 1998.
    • Edelman, Murrau. From Art to Politics: How Artistic Creations Shape Political Conceptions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
    • Feinstein, Stephen. "Artistic Responses to the Warsaw Ghetto: Tchelitchew, Shahn and Kaliszan." The Uses and Abuses of Knowledge. Ed. Henry Knight and Marcie S. Littell. New York: University Press of America, 1996.
      • "Auschwitz in the Backyard: Contemporary Polish Artists Face the Holocaust." Proceedings of the 24th Annual Scholars Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches. Ed. Dominick Iorio, Richard Leibowitz and Marcie Sacks Littell. New York: University Press of America, 1996.
      • "Contemporary Artists and the Holocaust." What Have We Learned? Telling the Story and Teaching the Lessons of the Holocaust. New York: Mellen Press, 1994.
      • "Mediums of Memory: Artistic Responses of the Second Generation." Breaking Crystal. Ed. Efraim Sicher. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.
      • "Memory and ReMemory of the Holocaust through Installation Art." Reclaiming Memory: American Representations of the Holocaust. Ed. Pirijo Ahokas and Martine Chard-Hutchinson. Turku, Finland: University of Turku. School of Art Studies. Series A, No. 35, 1998.
      • "The Other Side of Memory: Toward a Typology of Holocaust Art." Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review. No. 68. Fall, 1997/Winter, 1998.
    • Feinstein, Stephen. (Ed.) Witness and Legacy: Contemporary Art about the Holocaust. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1994.
    • Felstiner, Mary Lowenthal. To Paint Her Life: Charlotte Salomon in the Nazi Era. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.
    • Fluek, Toby Knobel. Memories of My Life in a Polish Village, 1930-1949. New York: Knopf, 1990.
    • Freudenheim, Tom L. "Viewing Holocaust Art as Art." Shema, A Journal of Jewish Responsibility. No. 15/284, December 28, 1984.
    • Friedlander, Saul. Reflections on Nazism: An Essay on Kitsch and Death. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.
    • Furth, Valerie Jakober. Cabbages and Geraniums: Memories of the Holocaust. Boulder: Social Science. Monographs (Distributed by Columbia University Press), 1989.
    • Galerie Sztuki Wspolczesneh Zacheta. Where is Abel, Thy Brother? Warsaw: The Zacheta Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1995.
    • Gilbert, Barbara (Curator). From Ashes to the Rainbow: A Tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, Works by Alice Lok Cahana. Los Angeles: Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, 1986.
    • Gilman, Sander. Creating Beauty to Cure the Soul. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998.
      • The Jew's Body. New York: Routledge, 1991.
    • Golub, Leon. Do Paintings Bite? Munich: Cantz Verlag, 1997.
    • Goodman, Hannah Grad. "Survivors Reject Art History." Shema, a Journal of Jewish Responsibility. No. 15/284, December 28, 1984.
    • Greenfield, Howard. Ben Shahn. An Artist's Life. New York: Random House, 1998.
    • Hartman, Geoffrey H. (Ed.) Holocaust Remembrance: The Shapes of Memory. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1994.
    • Hilberg, Raul. "Conscience from Burlington." Hadassah Magazine. August/September, 1991.
      • The Holocaust in Contemporary Art. Exhibit at the Holman Hall Art Gallery. Trenton: Trenton State College. March 27-April 15, 1989.
    • Hunter, Sam. Larry Rivers. New York: Rizzoli, 1989.
    • Kadishman, Menashe. Shalechet: Heads and Sacrifices. Milan: Charta, 1999.
    • Kampf, Avram. Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century. South Hadley: Bergin and Garvey, 1984.
    • Kiefer, Anselm. The Books of Anselm Kiefer, 1969-1990. New York: Braziller, 1991.
    • Kitaj, R.B. First Diaspora Manifesto by R.B. Kitaj. London: Thames and Hudson, 1989.
      • How to Reach 67 in Jewish Art. Madrid and New York: Marlborough Galleries, 2000.
    • Kleeblatt, Norman. (Ed.) Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2002.
    • Koerner, Henry. Unheimliche Heimat. 1915-1991. Vienna: Galerie Bevedere, 1997.
    • Kushner, Marilyn. "Holocaust Art Is Testimony, Not Art." Shema: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility. No.15/284, December 28, 1984.
    • Kuspit, Donald. The New Subjectivism: Art in the 1980s. New York: Da Capo Press, 1993
    • LaCapra, Dominick. Representing the Holocaust: History, Theory, Trauma. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1994.
    • Lang, Berel. Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of History and Ethics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
    • Langer, Lawrence L. (Ed.) Art from the Ashes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
      • In a Different Light: The Book of Genesis in the Art of Samuel Bak. Seattle: Pucker Art University of Washington, 2001.
    • Lasansky, Mauricio. The Nazi Drawings by Mauricio Lasansky. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1976.
    • Lewis, Stephen. Art out of Agony: The Holocaust Theme in Literature, Sculpture and Film. Toronto: CBC Enterprises, 1984.
    • Liss, Andrea. Trespassing Through Shadows: Memory, Photography, and the Holocaust . Visible Evidence Series. Vol. 3. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998.
    • Lopez-Pedraza, Rafael. Anselm Kiefer: 'After the Catasstrophe.' London: Thames and Hudson, 1996.
    • Makarova, Elena. From Bauhaus to Terezin: Freidl Dickler-Brandeis and Her Pupils. Jerusalem: Yad VaShem, 1990.
    • Mendelsohn, Ezra. (Ed.) Art and Its Uses: The Visual Image and Modern Jewish Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
    • Milton, Sybil. In Fitting Memory: The Art and Politics of Holocaust Memorials. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1992.
      • The Story of Karl Stojka: A Childhood in Birkenau. Exhibition at the Embassy of Austria. Washington: US Holocaust Commission, 1992.
    • Morrison, Paul and Hannah Rothschild (Producers). From Bitter Earth: Artists and the Holocaust. London: BBC and Omnibus Co., 1988. Distributed through TVI Ltd, 142 Wardover Street, London.
    • Nicholas, Lynn. H. The Rape of Europa. New York: Vintage, 1995.
    • Novitch, Miriam and Lucy Davidowicz. Art from the Concentration Camps, 1940-1945. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1981.
    • Olin, Margaret. The Nation Without Art: Examining Modern Discourses on Jewish Art. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2001.
    • Oppler, Ellen C. Rico LeBrun: Tranformations/Transfiguration. Syracuse: Syracuse University School of Art, 1983.
    • Petropoulos, Jonathan. Art as Politics in the Third Reich. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.
      • The Faustian Bargain: The Art World in Nazi Germany. New York: Oxford, 2000.
    • Pohl, Frances K. Ben Shahn: New Deal Artist in a Cold War Climate, 1947-1954. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989.
    • Prescott, Kenneth W. The Complete Graphic Works of Ben Shahn. New York: Quadrangle, 1973.
    • Rose, Barbara. Magdalena Abakanowicz. New York: Abrams, 1994.
    • Rothschild-Boros, Monica C. In the Shadow of the Tower: The Works of Josef Nassy, 1942-1945 . Irvine: Severin Wunderman Museum, 1989.
    • Saloman, Charlotte. Charlotte: A Diary in Pictures. New York: Harcourt, 1963.
      • Life or Theatre. An Autobiographica1 Play by Charlotte Saloman. New York: Viking Press, 1981.
    • Salmon-Livine, Irit. Testimony Art of the Holocaust. Jerusalem: Yad VaShem, 1986.
    • Saltzman, Lisa. Anselm Kiefer and Art After Auschwitz. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
    • Schuster, Peter-Klaus. Nationalsozialismus und "Entartete Kunst." Die "Kunstadt" München 1937. Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1987.
    • Seeing Through Paradise: Artists in the Terezin Concentration Camp. Boston: Exhibition at the Massachusetts College of Art, March 6—May 4, 1991.
    • Semin, Didier. Boltanski. New York: Art Press, 1988.
    • Simpson, Elizabeth. (Ed.) The Spoils of War. New York: Abrams, 1997.
    • Soussloff, Catherine M. (Ed.) Jewish Identity in Modern Art History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.
    • Spiritual Resistance: Art from the Concentration Camps, 1940-45. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1981
    • Sujo, Glenn. Legacies of Silence: The Visual Arts and Holocaust Memory. Philip Wilson Publishers (April 19, 2003) ISBN-10: 0856675415 ISBN-13: 978-0856675416.
    • Taylor, Brandon and Wilfried van der Will. (Eds) The Nazification of Art. Winchester, NH: Winchester Press, 1990.
    • Terna, Fred. "Reflections of a Survivor/ Artist." Shema, a Journal of Jewish Responsibility. No. 15/284, December 28, 1984.
    • Thompson, Vivian Alpert. A Mission in Art. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1988.
    • Toll, Nellie S. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood during World War II. New York: Dial, 1992.
      • When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art. Westport, CN: Praeger, 1997.
    • Van Alphen, Ernst. Caught By History: Holocaust Effects in Contemporary Art, Literature and Theory. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998.
    • Weisel, Mindy. (Ed.) Daughters of Absence: Transforming a Legacy of Loss. Herndon, Va.: Capital Books, 2000.
    • Witkin, Jerome. West '85: Art and the Law. St. Paul: West Publishing, 1985.
    • Witnesses in the Anteroom to Hell: The Theresienstadt Drawings of Paul Schwartz and Leo Lowit. South Yaria, Victoria: The Jewish Museum of Australia, 1990.
    • Young, James T. The Texture of Memory. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.
      • (Ed.) The Art of Memory: Holocaust Memorials in History. New York and Munich: Prestel Verlag, 1994.
      • At Memory's Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.
    • Zelizer, Barbie. Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory through the Camera's Eye. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
      • (Ed.) Visual Culture and the Holocaust. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000.