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May 20, 2020

OTHERNESS AND HIDING.
Jewish Life in Nazi Germany.
with Celebration of Competition Winners.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Marion Kaplan, NYU

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Jewish Life in Nazi Germany.
with Celebration of Competition Winners.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Marion Kaplan, NYU

May 20, 2020 5:00-6:00pm WATCH THE EVENT HERE Otherness and Hiding. Jewish Life in Nazi Germany. with Celebration of the Competition Winners The University of Richmond Museums and the Fritz Ascher Society present Otherness and Hiding: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany, celebrating the closing of the exhibition Fritz Ascher: Expressionist, on view at the Harnett Museum of Art.  Keynote speaker is Professor Marion A. Kaplan, NYU. There will also be a celebration of the student winners of the Fritz Ascher competition in prose, poetry, or images on paper based on the theme of “Otherness.” The event will be opened by Rachel Stern, Executive Director of the Fritz Ascher Society of Persecuted, Ostracized and Banned Art, Inc., New York. In her keynote, Marion [...]

Mar 26, 2020

ZOOM CONVERSATION with
EVA FOGELMAN, ORI SOLTES, RACHEL STERN
“Housebound and Hiding.
From Fritz Ascher in 1942
to Ourselves Today in 2020″

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EVA FOGELMAN, ORI SOLTES, RACHEL STERN
“Housebound and Hiding.
From Fritz Ascher in 1942
to Ourselves Today in 2020″

March 26, 2020 8:00-9:00pm WATCH THE RECORDING OF THE CONVERSATION HERE. COMMEMORATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FRITZ ASCHER'S DEATH Conversation featuring Dr. Eva Fogelman, Dr. Ori Z. Soltes and Rachel Stern "Housebound and Hiding. From Fritz Ascher in 1942 to Ourselves Today in 2020" Join us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Fritz Ascher's death by discussing the psychological repercussions of having to go into hiding for a long stretch of time--especially for someone who was almost stereotypically a "sensitive artist." This topic seems particularly relevant to conditions right now, when so many of us are in hiding. Dr. Eva Fogelman is a social psychologist, psychotherapist, author and filmmaker. She is in private practice in New York City and was co-founder and [...]

Jun 7, 2019

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #27, June 2019

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Dear Friends, I hope you all were able to see “Fritz Ascher, Expressionist” at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery that closed on April 6. Thanks to director Lynn Gumpert and her fabulous team, the exhibition looked great and was complemented by an engaging program. The show was well received, both by visitors and critics. In the meantime, most reviews are translated into German here. If you were not able to visit in person, you can see photos on our website here. The exhibition was part of Wunderbar Together: The Year of German-American Friendship 2018/19, an initiative of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and the Goethe-Institut, with the support of the Federation of German Industries (BDI).  “Fritz Ascher, Expressionist” at Grey [...]