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Our martyr artists: the book of memory of the Jewish artists of the Ecole de Paris

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Calendar   Commemorations
Location YouTube
Date Thu, Jan 27, 8:00am - 9:00am
Duration   1h

Highlighting the work and legacy of Jewish artists before and during the Second World War, UNESCO and the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Judaïsme (MAHJ) are organizing an online round table on 27 January 2022 from 8AM to 9AM. A group of international experts will discuss the life and legacy of the journalist and writer Hersh Fenster and that of the 84 Jewish artists he has portrayed in his book “Our martyr artists”, published in Yiddish in 1951. The round table discussion is based on the MAHJ exhibition: « Hersh Fenster et le shtetl perdu de Montparnasse ».

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