Еxhibition “In Memory of the Minsk Ghetto”

From October 18 to December 10, 2018 exhibition “In Memory of the Minsk Ghetto” will be open in the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus. The exhibition is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the Minsk ghetto during the Second World War.

From August 1941 to October 1943, in the Belarusian capital the fascists killed over 100,000 people — children, women, men, and the elderly. They were not just the Minsk citizens and residents of nearby villages, but also those deported from countries of Europe – Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic. These dramatic pages of history are reflected in the Belarusian art of different decades. Here are just some of the names of artists for whom this period became a personal tragedy...

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