Join our ARSP Intern Mona for a talk on Leon Greenman’s model of an Auschwitz prisoner. Get to know Leon’s story and learn more about art as a response to trauma.
In 2017 the Jewish Museum was approached for the loan of a special object in the collection: the toy truck that Holocaust survivor Leon Greenman made for his toddler son Barney from scraps of wood during the Second World War. It was going to be shown in a temporary exhibition entitled ‘Auschwitz. Not long ago. Nor far away’ in Madrid.
by Joshua Rocker, Marketing Intern I remember visiting the Jewish Museum for the first time as a seven-year-old, when it was stationed in East Finchley. Every Sunday, on the top floor by a desk near the steps, Leon Greenman, an Auschwitz survivor, used to sit and speak to visitors about his experiences. My parents […]