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American comedian Larry David has drawn fire for his jokes about the Holocaust. But he draws on a long tradition of Jewish humour.
Detail from Gerhard Richter’s Reader (804), 1994 Oil on canvas.
72 x 102cm.
Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA Purchase through the gifts of Mimi and Peter Haas and Helen and Charles Schwab, and the Accessions Committee Fund: Barbara and Gerson Bakar, Collectors Forum, Evelyn D. Haas, Elaine McKeon, Byron R. Meye
Gerhard Richter - one of the giants of post-war German art - is elusive, enigmatic and seemingly impossible to pin down. The first retrospective exhibition of his work in Australia is a brilliant and challenging event.
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Hans Eysenck's denial that he was Jewish throws light on the psychological problems faced by refugees who belong to persecuted ethnic groups.
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Rachel Weisz as historian Deborah Lipstadt and Andrew Scott as her solicitor Anthony Julius in Denial.
The new film Denial chronicles Holocaust denier David Irving's 2000 legal action against US historian Deborah Lipstadt.