• Because I Was A Painter

Because I Was A Painter



In 1945, when the Allies liberated the concentration camps, they discovered thousands of secretly created artworks. These drawings, hidden from the Nazis, offer an unparalleled view of life during the war. For more than 70 years, the story of the artists who created them has remained untold. With unprecedented access to paintings, drawings, etchings and sculptures held in collections around the world, “Because I Was a Painter” conducts a gripping and fascinating investigation into art that captures, reflects and inspires in difficult times.


"A meditation on suffering and beauty and how art can bridge the gap between the two."
– Hollywood Reporter


April 2015
April 24 - Lincoln Plaza, New York, NY

May 2015
May 15 - The Screen, Santa Fe, NM
May 22 - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH


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