During World War II more than 6 million Jews were killed in a genocide known as the Holocaust. Adolf Hitler, the leader of Germany and the Nazi Party, was bitterly anti-Semitic and blamed the Jews for Germany's problems. He developed the "Final Solution," a plan to isolate and kill the Jews. The Nazis sent Jewish prisoners to concentration camps throughout Europe. Some camps were killing centers; others were internment and forced-labor camps.
This spring the Hepworth Wakefield will stage a major exhibition with designer Jonathan Anderson, exploring the human form in modern art, design and fashion. Designed in collaboration with Tom Emerson and Stephanie Macdonald of 6a architects, the exhibition will unfold across the galleries, showcasing key pieces from sculptors including Jean Arp, Louise Bourgeois, Barbara Hepworth […]