ROMEK MARBER. Graphics – exhibition opening

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ROMEK MARBER. Graphics – exhibition opening
18.11.2015, 18:00 | Galicia Jewish Museum

An exhibition of graphic works by Romek Marber, a distinguished Polish-Jewish artist who has been living and working in Great Britain since 1946.

Romek Marber was born in 1925 in Turek, Poland. After the outbreak of the Second World War he was deported to the Bochnia Ghetto. In 1942, thanks to the help of a German officer named Gerhard Kurzbach, he was fortunately spared the fate of being transported to the Bełżec death camp. In 1943, Marber managed to escape the ghetto, but was arrested by the Gestapo in Krakow and imprisoned. After a few weeks of being in prison, he was sent to Płaszów concentration camp.

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