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

Paris (online)

UNESCO and the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Judaïsme are organizing an online round table to highlight the work and legacy of the journalist and writer Hersh Fenster and that of the 84 Jewish artists that he has portrayed in his book Our martyr artists, published in Yiddish in 1951. The panel discussion will be moderated by Pascale Samuel, curator at the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Judaïsme, with the participation of:

  • Annette Wieviorka, historian
  • Rachel Perry, art historian
  • Chantal Ringuet, writer and Canadian translator

The event will be broadcasted in English and French on Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube at 15:00–16:00 (CET)

More events hosted by UNESCO: https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/holocaustremembranceday

Event hashtags: #WeRemember #HolocaustRemembrance #ProtectTheFacts

Photo Credit: MAHJ