Exhibition on view March 31, 2011 – October 16, 2011
"Murdered at Auschwitz, Charlotte Salomon Survives Through Her Art"
—The Jewish Daily Forward
"CJM Presents 'Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?'"
"Auschwitz victim’s paintings at CJM illuminated by family’s dark past"
"Charlotte Salomon: WWII Jew's life story in paint"
—San Francisco Chronicle
"A life told in paint"
This touring exhibition was organized by the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, and was specially created by Dr. Sabine Schulze, director at the Hamburger Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, and Edward van Voolen, curator of the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam. All works in the exhibition are from the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam. Copyright holder is the Charlotte Salomon Foundation.
The San Francisco presentation has been made possible by the generous and visionary support of Dorothy R. Saxe; Lydia and Doug Shorenstein; Roselyne Chroman Swig; Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation; Jim Joseph Foundation; Phyllis Moldaw; Jewish Community Endowment Holocaust Memorial/Education Fund of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties; and the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany - San Francisco. This project is also supported by several other individuals and public funds from the Netherlands Cultural Services.
The exhibition publication has been made possible by the thoughtful support of the Brill Family Foundation, Karen and Michael Zeff, and Luba Troyanovsky.
The Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2010 / 2011 exhibition season.