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Alice Cahana

 (born 1929)
Alice Lok Cahana is active/lives in Texas / Hungary.  Alice Cahana is known for collage, abstraction.

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A Holocaust survivor, she began making art about the horrors of the Nazi death camps where she was brought at age fifteen, and twenty-four of her paintings collaging together elements of that experience became part of a touring exhibition. In 1996, film director Steven Speilberg discovered her work in this exhibition in Houston and included her in his Academy Award winning documentary, "The Last Days," about five Hungarian Holocaust survivors.

Cahana was born in Budapest, Hungary and grew up in the town of Sarvar near the Austrian border where her parents owned a textile factory. Her grandfather was prominent in the Jewish community, and when the Nazis entered the area, her father escaped to Budapest but the rest of the family was ta   ...  Displaying 750 of 1976 characters.

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