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  • Nussbaum: The woe of an artist

    By Milad Doroudian

    May 29, 2014 | 2:15 am

    They often say that the life of an artist is tragic by nature. Whether this generalization seems to be an overstatement when you take into account Felix Nussbaum’s story, is up to you. Yet surely you should at least begin to ponder on the real tragedies of our world. Nussbaum, an...

  • Artists from inside the concentration camps

    By Tom Tugend

    January 9, 2013 | 1:11 pm

    The Nazis gassed and murdered 1 million prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp complex, but they could not kill the human urge to create and leave behind a sign of their existence for future generations.

    Some 20 examples of the prisoners’ artistic legacy are on...