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Life? or Theatre?
Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943) was a painter from Berlin who fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and spent the last years of her life at her grandparents' home in the south of France. Her grandmother's suicide led Charlotte to paint a dramatized autobiography in an extensive series of gouaches. In this autobiography, all the people that were important to her are brought to life in a ...more
Paperback, 832 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by University of Washington Press
(first published October 1st 1998)
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Jun 01, 2017 l. rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Really beautiful work. I thought the pieces re her family history of mental illness were particularly moving. The pieces with the one artistbro and his artbro thoughts gets a bit tedious though.