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  • Reprisal


    (art) Made by: Currie, Ken 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16427

    image: a bare-chested and pot-bellied man wearing a cone-shaped hat in the process of striking another person, who kneels on the ground with their head covered. The man executing the punishment brandishes what could be a machete or a curved stick of some...

  • Lama Sabachthani [Why have you forsaken me?]

    Lama Sabachthani [Why have you forsaken me?]

    (art) Made by: Kestelman, Morris 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16786

    image: A scene of mourning. A group of Jewish men, women and children weep and mourn over a mound of corpses. In the background are further large heaps of corpses and burning buildings. The mourning men wear prayer shawls and pillbox hats and carry Torah...

  • Woman Wearing Mantilla

    Woman Wearing Mantilla

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17256

    image: A portrait of the artist's mother with her eyes downcast wearing a dark mantilla. Crowds of faces and figures can be seen within the delicate pattern of the veil.

  • The Nuremberg Trial, 1946

    The Nuremberg Trial, 1946

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura 1946

    Art.IWM ART LD 5798

    image: On the right two benches of the accused leaders stretch away from the foreground to the centre of the painting. Behind the defendants stands a line of white-helmeted military police who guard the benches and separate them from the court beyond....

  • Mother with Babies

    Mother with Babies

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17260

    image: A group of naked women stand together holding their babies tightly in their arms. They are enclosed by a web of black lines crossed by lines of Hebrew text.

  • Starved Faces

    Starved Faces

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17257

    image: A portrait of a man comprising of several smaller faces. The face is also surrounded by more faces and has several lines of Hebrew text inscribed on the forehead.

  • Shlomo 1

    Shlomo 1

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17262

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of the artist's brother shown with his arms outstretched, in a manner evoking the crucifixion. Above and around him are other smaller figures including a family group embracing in the upper portion of the canvas...

  • The Execution

    The Execution

    (art) Made by: Evans, Merlyn 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15279

    image: A heavily abstracted piece with an isolated hanging form representing a dead body in the centre of the composition, which hangs from a horizontal structure. This is surrounded by an amorphous mass of shapes, which appear to suggest a crowd of...

  • A Time of Silence

    A Time of Silence

    (art) Made by: Delavigne, Ronald 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16848

    whole: The painting shows a bloody head on a stick surrounded by a large black expanse. The face is sunken and yellow and surrounded by bluish-grey halo, above it is word 'Changi' .

  • Transport


    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17259

    image: There are two main portraits showing a woman and a man with their heads covered facing the viewer, but inclining their heads towards each other. In the lower left corner there are two other, smaller faces also facing the viewer. In the upper right...