Murray Zimiles presents a grim but realistic picture of the treatment of the dead during the Holocaust or Shoah, the systematic genocidal murder of six million European Jews—two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population—by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1941 and 1945. In this image, four men, clearly abused and malnourished, stand scattered. A man lays his body across a line of barbed-wire, too weak to move.
—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...