United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Exhibition tour
The Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk
Exhibition tour



"As an artist with a love of history, Szyk appreciated the power that symbols, myths, and heroes had in Polish and Zionist political cultures, and he made full use of those resources to convey his message."
Dr. Steve Luckert, curator, in the Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk.
Uriel Acosta program cover
The Statute of Kalisz, 1926-1930: English page
Occupied Paris
Anti-Christ
Valhalla
Tears of Rage
We're Running Short of Jews

These "exhibition tours" are based on an audio tour developed for visitors to the Museum's Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk exhibition. Video illustrations have been added to highlight features described in the narration.

 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
Uriel Acosta program cover

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Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]



Listen to the description of the program cover for Uriel Acosta from the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition. The video clip highlights features described in the narration.

Find out more in the Jewish artist section




 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
Statute of Kalisz, English page

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Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]




Listen to the description of Statute of Kalisz, English page, from the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition. The video clip highlights features described in the narration.

Find out more in the Jewish artist section




 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
Occupied Paris

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Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]



Listen to the description of Occupied Paris from the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition. The video clip highlights features described in the narration.

Find out more in the wartime caricaturist section




 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
Anti-Christ

Playing time 1:11

Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]




Listen to the description of Anti-Christ from the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition. The video clip highlights features described in the narration.

Find out more in the wartime caricaturist section




 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
Valhalla

Playing time 1:11

Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]




Listen to the description of Valhalla from the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition. The video clip highlights features described in the narration.

Find out more in the introduction to the site




 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
Tears of Rage

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Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]



Listen to the description of the drawing Tears of Rage from the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition. Szyk used Tears of Rage to illustrate the program cover for We Will Never Die. The video clip highlights features described in the narration.

Find out more in the "action -- not pity" section




 
[Exhibition tour with video illustration:
We're Running Short of Jews

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Narration from audio tour produced by Antenna Audio.]




Listen to a description of We're Running Short of Jews. (From the audio tour produced to accompany the Museum's exhibition)

Find out more in the "action -- not pity" section




Introduction
Jewish Artist
Wartime Caricaturist
Action-not Pity
Szyk resources
Introduction
MORE Szyk


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