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Disrupted Lives: Grete Marks and Women in the Holocaust
5 September 2019 6:00 pm£8
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
Dr. Agnes Grunwald-Spier MBE, a holocaust survivor, reveals the remarkable story of ceramicist and artist Grete Marks, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
Dr. Agnes Grunwald-Spier MBE, a survivor of the Budapest Ghetto, brings to light ‘Women’s Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words’ in her book published in 2018. Her talk will focus on the remarkable story of ceramicist and artist Grete Marks whose life was completely disrupted by the Nazi policies of Degenerate Art and Aryanisation of Jewish businesses. She will also briefly outline her own family’s experience of the Holocaust in Hungary.
Agnes came to writing about the Holocaust in her sixties and in 2018 received two Honorary Doctorates for her work.