|An Art Exhibit of Lead Sculpture
Baldwin Naumann |
the horrors of the |
"To my friend, the late Sigmund Strolitz,
a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp, who realized that the world was beginning
to forget the Holocaust." |
~ Dana Naumann
- Oct. 16, 2006) was born in Bedzin, Poland. He survived several concentration
camps, including Auschwitz, where his parents and sisters were killed. In 1978,
Elie Wiesel recommended him to become a member of President Jimmy Carter's Commission
on the Holocaust, and he and Wiesel worked together to create the National Holocaust
Memorial Museum. In 1981, he and his wife Rose endowed the Chair and Institute
in Holocaust Studies at Haifa University in Israel. |
In 1986, Strochlitz was
named the second recipient of the Elie Wiesel Remembrance Award, and he later
was a member of the Board of Directors of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity.
In 2006, Mr. Wiesel attended his funeral in New London, CT. .
|Poetry and narrations
by Dana Baldwin Naumann.|
|Johnes Ruta |
|Art Curator & Theorist - New Haven,
on the image or an arrow to view the series.
19 - June 12, 1999
Pearl Street Hartford, CT 06103