Murray Zimiles presents a grim but realistic picture of the treatment of the dead during the Holocaust. Children, clearly malnourished and weak, stand in line in the background of the photo. A soldier walks by with a dead child in hand. An elderly man holds a dead child in his hands as if it was a doll. On the right hand side of the print, the faces of three children, likely deceased, are framed. The figures themselves are somewhat defined while their faces tend to look vague and indistinct.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records
New York-based artist Murray Zimiles earned a BFA in painting and printmaking from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Zimiles was the subject of a m...