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Beweise für die Nachwelt : die Zeichnungen des Dachau-Überlebenden Georg Tauber : Katalog zur Sonderausstellung = Evidence for posterity : the drawings of the Dachau survivor Georg Tauber : catalog of the special exhibition / herausgegeben von Stefanie Pilzweger-Steiner und Andrea Riedle ; Übersetzung, Paul Bowman

Publication | Library Call Number: D805.5.D33 B49 2018
Book cover

"Creating evidence for posterity was Georg Tauber's goal as he began, immediately after his liberation from the Dachau concentration camp, to depict artistically what he had experienced there. In numerous watercolor and pencil drawings the Bavarian advertising illustrator strikingly documented 'everyday life' in the camp and the SS terror. The background story of his own persecution also make these drawings unique. A former 'asocial' prisoner, Georg Tauber belonged to a victim group from whom scarcely any personal testimonies exist due to the ongoing social discrimination they were subject to after the war. Georg Tauber was an exception: in 1946 he formed an initiative that campaigned for the interests of 'asocial' and 'criminal' concentration camp victims. The exhibition 'Evidence for Posterity' is the first time that Georg Tauber's work has been presented to the public"--Back cover.

Variant Title
Evidence for posterity : the drawings of the Dachau survivor Georg Tauber : catalog of the special exhibition
Format
Book
Published
Berlin : Metropol ; [München] : KZ-Gedenkstätte Dachau, Stiftung Bayerische Gedenkstätten, c2018
Includes bibliographical references
Language
German
English
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