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Life? or Theatre?

Tte to paint a dramatized autobiography in an extensive series of gouaches In this autobiography all the people that were important to her are brought to life in a special way her father her stepmother Paul. Must be read by all an unbelievable work of pure joy and unbearable honesty My heart and soul and spirit go out to her in the shape of one of her favorite reclining poses the one to be compared with Michelangelo What a phenomenal thing from a heavenly creature s arms

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Charlotte Salomon 1917 1943 was a painter from Berlin who fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and spent the last years of her life at her grandparents' home in the south of France Her grandmother's suicide led Charlo. I thought I had already read this book after I saw the exhibit at the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco on August 30 2011 I hadn t added it to Goodreads though and I was already a member Perhaps I was able to read only portions of the book at the time so I rereadreskimmed it so that I could rate and review it now I just noticed I shelved it as to read on 83011 I think that I read much of the book while at the exhibit There were copies available We spent hours there but most of that time was looking at the art and the captions at the pieces and I am now assuming I wouldn t have had time to read the entire book For me this is a full 5 stars worthy book I d remembered mostly the art and Charlotte s story but the text play is just as compelling and wonderful as the art I love this book I admire how Charlotte was able to take pain and turn it into art I love this artist s art I am int

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A Lindberg the singing teacher Alfred Wolfsohn her fellow students and teachers at the Arts Academy her grandparents The original paintings are in the possession of the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. An early great graphic memoirart comics


10 thoughts on “Life? or Theatre?

  1. says:

    In 1943 as the Nazis intensified their search for Jews living in the South of France she handed the work all her paintings to a trusted frien

  2. says:

    Editor's Note Life? or Theatre? A play with music About Letter to Amadeus DaberlohnNotes on Charlotte Salomon's Letter to Amadeus DaberlohnTranslator's NoteCharlotte Salomon's Letter to Amadeus DaberlohnNotes on the TextCharlotte Salomon by Emil StrausHow 'Life? or Theatre?' Was Received by Joël Cahen Ad Petersen and Batya WolffIndex of Repr

  3. says:

    I thought I had already read this book after I saw the exhibit at the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco on August 30 2011 I hadn’t added it to Goodreads though and I was already a member Perhaps I was able to read only portions of the book at the time so I rereadreskimmed it so that I could rate and review it

  4. says:

    WOW A work of genius Salomon's book is truly shocking in its intensity its scope its depth of rage and sorrow Think of Anne Frank as her lucky younger sister what Salomon suffered was unspeakably worse I cannot get Salomon out of my head This is as epic a tragedy as any play by Aeschylus or Shakespeare How I wish she'd survived the

  5. says:

    I bought this book based on the review in The New York Review of Books and because the images within the review intrigued me I had never heard of Charlotte Salomon before this I was blown away by her paintings and her story This is the most i

  6. says:

    Must be read by all an unbelievable work of pure joy and unbearable honesty My heart and soul and spirit go out to her in the shape of one of her favorite reclining poses the one to be compared with Michelangelo What a phenomenal thing from a heavenly creature's arms

  7. says:

    An early great graphic memoirart comics

  8. says:

    The story was overly long and most of it didn't feel worth telling Some of the paintings had interesting layouts and colors but most were pretty terrible I know this is a painting style but it feels incredibly amateurish

  9. says:

    Fantastic and then you realize it is autobiographical Sobering Recommend

  10. says:

    the key uestion that's been silenced ever after

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