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Felix Nussbaum: The Artist and His Family In Hopeless Flight

“Deportees, That’s What we Are, Outcasts” (B. Brecht)

Yehudit Shendar

In letters he wrote during his forced exile in Scandinavia, the German playwright Bertholt Brecht complained about the sobriquet applied to people like him, who had decided to leave Germany upon the Nazi accession to power. “The name they coined us—emigrants—is fundamentally erroneous, since this was not a voluntary migration for the purpose of finding an alternative place to settle. The emigrants found themselves not a new homeland but a place of refuge in exile until the storm passes—“Deportees that’s what we are, outcasts.”

Felix Nussbaum. "Shore at Rapallo"
Felix Nussbaum. "Shore at Rapallo"

Gouache on paper, 1934
34,8 X 49,8 cm

Felix Nussbaum. "The Camp Synagogue at St. Cyprien"
Felix Nussbaum. "The Camp Synagogue at St. Cyprien"

Oil on wood, 1941
49,8 x 64,8 cm

Felix Nussbaum. "The Great Disaster"
Felix Nussbaum. "The Great Disaster"

Indian ink and wash on paper, 1939
54,5 x 67 cm