Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs Of Henryk Ross

February 22, 2022|
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs Of Henryk Ross by Bernice Eisenstein
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From 1941 to 1944, the Polish Jewish photographer Henryk Ross (1910–91) was a member of an official team documenting the implementation of Nazi policies in the Lódz Ghetto. Covertly, he captured on film scores of both quotidian and intimate moments of Jewish life. In 1944, he buried thousands of negatives in an attempt to save this secret record. After the war, Ross returned to Poland to retrieve them. Although some were destroyed by nature and time, many negatives survived.
 
This compelling volume, originally published in 2015 and now available in paperback, presents a selection of Ross’s images along with original prints and other archival material including curfew notices and newspapers. The photographs offer a startling and moving representation of one of humanity’s greatest tragedies. Striking for both their historical content and artistic quality, his photographs have a raw intimacy and emotional power that remain undiminished.
Maia-Mari Sutnik is curator of photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario and adjunct professor in the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University.
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Title:Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs Of Henryk Ross
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 11.5 X 10 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 11.5 X 10 X 0.68 in
Published:February 22, 2022
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300264111

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