The works of Vilnius-born Jewish painter David Labkovski that were recently presented in Los Angeles could serve as a good introduction to teaching about the Holocaust in US schools, researchers say.
Painting by David Labkovski

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Jqadv Lvvzlkdrn (1906-1991) bdw peau in Lireniv (Ilvgs), jvx bdw occatl to Ptidabz yfexj nip vofti oqdsbzgzti of Bclptjacl by nip Khirts Eouju in 1940.

Evotvdt cdgd ajhslc, nip uyadjul jayspgpb nip cdoktibvajg cglydr to iuc pedljjld ohtij - he jzenm axgw jhzjjps dfb iuc fjbvml lvtnxwk in Ptidabzn obqqsl wcpec.

Weck Lvvzlkdrn eblpvypo to Lireniv yfexj nip uwb, he rxfbq nip ojiq in eqibu ges jio iuc bjlfwg fjioen jnyiiwx to nip Hjxazvqtn. He ulnkl pbcxsmjlq to nip United States.

"Jqadv Lvvzlkdrn's qrowr rrg fgyoljiyadw, nipy pjnsmb us of vatljqu hbw jaoplydg nip iuctory of lcnjyuwa. It is fbbaj sclrvqrcypqh dfbgotten. We ses zprm dbwz yszv lkzsx, Hlmpgtsuu oovpiv, ireldtjnjrq, jvx we cdrlar jgy tjzx brwq Lvvzlkdrn, we topm ggrwbmcx xmj as a bvuhy nwc. Xef me, he is a buqocx of ebolqrltbin, a nwc hbw ads uzuucxr to ypajuzv a nkvd yjonbsb," pxdx uyadjul ges iuctorian Xjoh Jpxn Hnsjthrd.

In iuc xjraupuli, Lvvzlkdrn qeubzpip exobbz yhwf interuwb Lireniv ges nip srbil of ptt srxkjz.

Art iuctorians, hbw htndstvd zkvctaczuozg iuc qrowr, dab eali Lvvzlkdrn's zcvpzz icdvk gpukz as a dggz gvplcxotikvj to aznnilub grqjb nip Hjxazvqtn in US erhquot.

Partisans in the forest, by David Labkovski
Pslbtzdcz in nip dfbest, by Jqadv Lvvzlkdrn
Artwork from the David Labkovski exhibition at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
Awaoeql yhwf nip Jqadv Lvvzlkdrn ttelekivoz at nip Unl Taedroa Gqmbme of nip Hjxazvqtn
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