Rosemarie Inge Koczy
(1939 - 2007)
Rosemarie Inge Koczy was active/lived in New York / Germany, Switzerland. Rosemarie Koczy is known for Holocaust themed pen and ink figurative drawings, teaching, tapestry.
Biography Rosemarie Inge Koczy
"Holocaust Artist’s Legacy Is Contested in Germany," by Annalisa Quinn, November 15, 2017, The New York Times, Art & Design Section
Rosemarie Koczy inscribed thousands of pen and ink drawings of Holocaust victims with the same phrase: “I weave you a shroud.” The distinctive works of the artist, who died in 2007 at age 68, show emaciated and huddled figures, and are featured in collections at the Guggenheim Museum and Yad Vashem, the Holocaust remembrance center in Jerusalem. Ms. Koczy’s drawings, she wrote, “are burials for those I saw die in the camps.”
This past summer, a team of archivists in Recklinghausen, Germany, was preparing information for an exhibition of her work at the municipal art museum when they dis
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