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Drawn to Action:The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk, A New Special Exhibit

Who is Arthur Szyk? When Hitler invaded Poland, caricaturist and activist Arthur Szyk was drawn to action. His pen became a weapon against hatred and injustice. Szyk was a proud Polish-Jew, and later, also a proud American. He was an incredibly talented artist who could create finely detailed and elegant “medieval” Jewish art as well as political and satirical caricatures—which he did the moment Nazi boots stepped onto Polish soil. He expressed his feelings with an energetic palette of…
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Upstander Speaker Series presents Harry Wu

The Upstander Speaker Series presents Harry Wu

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Harry Wu is the author of several books including Bitter Winds, a memoir of his 19 years of imprisonment in the Chinese labor camps. From the horrors of life in the labor camps to human rights abuses, such as selling the organs of executed prisoners and dead labor camp internees, Mr. Wu discusses the essential issues of state sponsored terror and torture. He understands firsthand the excesses and arbitrary nature of unchecked power and governments. Dallas…
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