Felix Nussbaum - Felka Platek Painting - 1935
Jewish Museum Rendsburg, Germany
Oil on canvas; 46 x 66 cm.
Felka Platek (born January 3, 1899 in Warsaw; † August 2, 1944 in Auschwitz-Birkenau) was a Polish-Jewish painter.
She was born on January 3, 1899 as the daughter of Leon Platek Platek and Salome, born Strumfeld, in Warsaw. She died along with her husband, a native of Osnabrück painter Felix Nussbaum, in August 1944 in the concentration camp at Auschwitz.
The extension, Felix Nussbaum Haus, Osnabrück, Germany by Daniel Libeskind
Source: Ken Lee 2010 (flickr)
The Felix Nussbaum Haus is a museum in Osnabrück, Germany, which houses the paintings of German-Jewish painter Felix Nussbaum. The building also houses an exhibition space, which focuses on racism and intolerance.
Osnabrück (Westphalian: Ossenbrügge; archaic English: Osnaburg) is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany, some 110 kilometres (68 miles) NNE of Dortmund, 50 km (31 miles) NE of Münster, and some 130 km (81 miles) due west of Hanover. It lies in a valley penned between the Wiehen Hills and the northern tip of the Teutoburg Forest. As of December 31, 2010, its population was 164,119, making it the third-largest city in Lower Saxony. Historically, culturally as well as linguistically, Osnabrück belongs to the region of Westphalia.