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Diaries of Yehuda Bacon

 Collection
Identifier: LBI-JMB-2015.1

Abstract

This collection holds the diaries of the Israeli artist Yehuda Bacon.

Dates

  • 1945-2015

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in Czech, German, Hebrew and English.

Access

These materials are part of the archives at the Leo Baeck Institute in New York. They are housed in the archives of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany.

Access to the digital content is restricted. Please contact the Leo Baeck Institute for more information.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Juedisches Museum Berlin, 9-14 Lindenstrasse, 10969 Berlin, Germany

email: http://www.lbi.org/ask

Biographical Note

Yehuda Bacon was born in 1929 in Moravska Ostrava, then Czechoslovakia. At age thirteen he was deported to the Theresienstadt ghetto and then on to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In 1946 he emigrated to Palestine with the help of Youth Aliyah. He studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, where he became a professor of graphic and drawing in 1959.

Extent

15 Boxes