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Activity 2 - Landscape and Environment - Artistic Representation

(A) Choose 8 works by different artists that show the ghetto and camp environments. You can use the choose option to select and make notes about each work.

(B) Note the following, if appropriate:

  • How the figures in the picture relate to their environment
  • The way the picture depicts the world outside the camp boundaries
  • Where the artist places themselves in relation to this pictorial environment

(C) Write an essay on the following topic:

  • The relationship between reality and the imagination in the depiction of landscapes in the art of the Holocaust.