Artist Program

Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated

Lauren Bergman and Ella Milch-Sheriff

September 7 – October 22, 2023

On left: A painting of a woman seated on the ground, holding flowers. On right: A black and white video still from archival footage in which a Jewish woman sits on the ground, stripped naked by her neighbors in Lvov.

Left: Lauren Bergman, She Dreams of Flowers, Oil on cradled panel, 18 x 14 in. Right: Video still of a once-known woman in Lvov, from 8mm footage discovered in SS barracks in Augsburg, Germany, after the war. Source: National Archives.

An immersive exhibition of painting and music. Painter Lauren Bergman and composer Ella Milch-Sheriff honor young women and girls murdered in the Holocaust by using art to imagine the lives they might have led.