Nir Hod’s Warsaw Ghetto-inspired ‘Mother’ series plays provocatively with ideas of fashion and glamour.
Nir Hod lives glamorously. When you enter his art studio in the Meatpacking District, his French bulldog, Nella, greets you at the door. You walk up the stairs and out steps the artist himself — a strikingly handsome man with long brown hair and dark denim jeans.
“The artist should be a rock star,” he says. “For me, art is about ego, charisma.”
Exhibit on Hiroshima shows previously classified images of the destruction, inviting comparisons to the Holocaust.
Whether or not America did enough for Jews during the Second World War has long been debated. But even those who say the United States did far too little concede that had the United States not entered the war and won, Jews might have been killed in far higher numbers than the already atrociously high six million.