Batya Brutin

Batya Brutin is a researcher of Holocaust monuments and visual arts. She is the director of the Holocaust Teaching Program at Beit Berl College. Her M.A. thesis will be published by Beit Lohamei ha-Getta’ot under the title Living with the Memory: Monuments in Israel Commemorating the Holocaust. Her doctoral dissertation is: “The Inheritance: Responses to the Holocaust by ‘Second Generation’ Israeli Artists.”

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Batia Lichansky

Through portrait sculptures, reliefs and memorials sculpted in stone, wood and bronze, the work of Batia Lichansky, Israel’s first woman sculptor, expresses the pioneer Zionist spirit during the formative years of the State of Israel and its struggle for existence.

Artists: "Second Generation" in Israel

A number of studies from the mid-1980s onward have demonstrated the impact of the Holocaust on visual art, in particular for artists who themselves experienced the agony of the Holocaust, but also among their contemporaries. These artists portrayed the Holocaust’s atrocities and responded to the horrific trauma through various forms of expression. Now, more than sixty years after the Holocaust, it is apparent that its impact has carried over into the works of so-called “second generation” artists as well.

Ziva Amishai-Maisels

Noted both in Israel and abroad, Ziva Amishai-Maisels is a researcher of modern art, both Jewish and non-Jewish.

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