Hanoch Levin

When Gottfried Met Hanoch

‘Dreaming Child’ an engaging yet frustrating look at a Holocaust-themed collaboration.

11/27/2012
Special to the Jewish Week

The collaboration of world-class painters and opera companies is an old story by now, but remains a fascinating object of study nonetheless. Chagall, Hockney, Dali, Cocteau, Picasso — the list of those who designed opera sets encompasses some of the greatest visual artists of the 20th century.

Gottfried Helnwein painting in his Los Angeles studio, in scene from "Dreaming Child." Courtesy First Run Features
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