News Update
December 21, 2006
Jewish Exponent
Council Commemorates Kristallnacht and Honors Artist
At City Hall on Thursday, Nov. 16, the Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution commemorating the 68th anniversary of Kristallnacht and recognizing Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein for his contributions to assuring that the Holocaust will never be forgotten. "Ninth November Night," a world-renowned exhibit of Helnwein's work commemorating Kristallnacht, will have its U.S debut at the Judge Lewis Quadrangle in Philadelphia next April.
Selektion - Neunter November Nacht (Ninth November Night)
scanachrome on vinyl, 1988, 400 x 6000 cm / 157 x 2362'', Installation between Ludwig Museum and Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, each panel 370 x 250 cm, 146 x 98"
The Philadelphia presentation of "Ninth November Night" is being sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Jewish Community Relations Council, the Mural Arts Program, Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and the Pennsylvania Holocaust Education Council.
City Hall, Philadelphia

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